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Marjorie Ellen Baker
Age: 85 years
Birth Date: March 03, 1932
Date of Date: Thu, June 01, 2017
Funeral Services: Sat, June 10, 2017
Location: St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Boyd Road, Nassau, Bahamas
Funeral Time: 10 a.m.
Internment:
Announcement/Obituary: On the beautiful day of March 3rd 1932 on the Island of New Providence, glory came down and filled the hearts of the late Leonard and Ethel North Smith. She was christened Marjorie Ellen the second of nine children. She was christened at St. Francis Cathedral and was a regular member there. She received her early education at Western Senior and worked in the domestic field in her earlier years. In 1959, she retired and went on to be a housewife and caregiver. “Mammy”, as she was affectionately called by her children, loved people and would usually be seen watching her morning shows. She was very humble and loving and she possessed a never-ending love. Every morning, “Mammy” would say “Thank God for Life” and when you would her how she was doing she would normally reply with “right here hipping and hopping” but her constant fight with illnesses never dampened her spirit. She was married to Norman Joseph Baker in 1960 and (he predeceased her on 27th of September 1985) from that union they produced eight beautiful children. She was predeceased by three children: Anthony Darville, Valerie Culmer and Denise Baker-Smith. The fond memories that Marjorie left behind will always linger in the hearts of her Children: Gary Cooper (Linda), Jerome Darville (Florence), Stephen Baker (Ganesta), Gregory Baker (Fredrica), Norman Baker (Lamaya), Norma Baker-Joseph (Pascal) Cyril, Theresa and Kim Baker; Adopted son: Fabian Bain; Siblings: Fred “Papa” Smith; Step brothers: Sidney Wilson Jr. and Leslie Smith; Brother-In-Law: Cyril Baker. Sisters-in-Law: Catherine Smith, Naomi Smith, Louise Smith and Beatrice Smith; Aunts: Ena Norh; Nephews: Leonard, Freddy, Fred Jr, Dwayne, Rudy, Darin, Wayne, Mark and Jerome Smith, Mohammed, Dwight, Michael, Bernard, Sylvian and Jeffery Baker , Kevin Hinsey and Hurbert Burtie Jr; Nieces: Kay and Judith Hinsey, Marva Smith, Julie Hudson (Calvin), Linda Bass(Matthew), Tanitha Joe, Teresita Stewart, Tracee Smith, Christine, Sylvia and Hannifa Baker. Grandchildren: Sharina, Teniqua,Sana, Gary Jr., SheaFiq Cooper, Latoya Solomon, Jerome, Charraka and Shaniqua Darville, Kendall Rolle, David Hoyte, Andra Russell, Malik and Rashad Smith, Jermaine, Jamal, Jemellia and Justiz Baker, Pheniece Hanna, Michael Brennen, Lamarr and Jordan Baker, Vancas Devante and Vandia Williams, Peyton and Chryska Joseph; 25 Great Grandchildren; Numerous Grand Nieces and Nephews; And a Host of other Relatives and Friends Including: Yvonne Maura & Family, Marina McCartney, Sidney Cadet, Cecil Bostfield, Cyril Minnis, The Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis, Alberta Hall, Patsy Clarke and Family, Freddy, Freddy Jr, Dwayne, Ulric, Raynard and Keith North, Shane, Sandra, Lisa, Marsha North, Harrison Barry and Family, Sible Spence & Family, Paula Williams & Family, Melvern Roberts & Family, Weire Family, Earl, Terry & Andy, The Hilltopper’s Family, The Hyler’s & Family, The Albury Family, Franky and Sharon Wilson and Family, The Rolle Family, The Ferguson Family, The Thurston Family, Tyrone North & Family, Avis Baker, Adam and Auther Penn, Allen Major, The Andrew’s Family, The Walcort Family, Dorian Deveaux & Family, St. Joseph’s Church Family, Henry and Zeeke Williams, Annie Stewart & Family, Golden Gates Family including: Ms. Forbes & Family, Ms. Hepburn & Family and Derek Claire & Family.

 

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