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Douglas Ralph Baker

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Douglas Ralph Baker

July 21, 1937 - March 13, 2022

It is with heavy hearts the family of Douglas Ralph Baker announces his passing on Sunday, March 13, 2022 in his 85th year, at Northumberland Hills Hospital.

Doug enjoyed 60 years of love, life and adventures with his wife, Judy. He was the loving father of Debbie and Kevin, and proud Poppa of Colin, Hailey (Isaiah), and Lauren, and Great Poppa to Kolbi and Logan.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2022 in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm, followed by a brief service.

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Carol Lawless - August 12, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Cathy Gardinier - August 11, 2022

Dear Judy So very sorry to read of Doug's passing. May the happy times that you have shared as a family comfort you at this very difficult time. My sincere condolences. RIP Doug Cathy Gardinier

Christine Danis - August 10, 2022

Sending my thoughts and prayers to you Judy, Kevin, and Debbie! I’m sure the past few months have been very difficult. May you enjoy the good memories you have had and find inner peace with such a profound loss! Hugs Christine

Marion Buttars - August 10, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Don Alland - August 10, 2022

I met Doug through our Club (NPRC). He was a great asset to our club. He always had with him, with a big smile and a welcome greeting for everyone. He volunteered regularly to lend a hand when work was required at our range. Doug will always be remembered in our conversations. God Bless. Don.

Diane Moore - August 9, 2022

So very sorry for your loss Debbie and family. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bernice and Martin Allinson - August 9, 2022

Sending our love to the whole family. I fondly remember Doug and how kind he was (even in the earliest wee hours of the coldest winter mornings) My parents would drop my brother and I off to wait for school. Doug would always have an interesting story or wisdom about life to share. A wonderful man I’m so thankful to have known during my teen years. Rest in peace.

Rob Harsell and family - August 9, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Helen Baskey - August 8, 2022

I will be thinking of you all.

Michele Mitchell - June 15, 2022

Judy, i am very sorry to hear about the passing of Doug. My condolences to you and your family. May the love and support of family and friends bring you comfort and eventually peace. 🙏😇

Peter Ignagni - April 14, 2022

My condolences, Doug was a great man . I really enjoyed when he came. To the gun club on Sundays . We’re going to miss him at the club . If you need any help with dealing with his firearm s you can contact me . My cel number 905-260-3252

Don Alland - April 14, 2022

My sincerest condolences . I knew Doug through NPRC and he was a fine gentleman. He was always at the front of the line to volunteer to assist in our range work days, and schooled us on the actual age of our club and would also bring a smile to our faces with his presence. He will be sadly missed. God Bless. Don.

David Benn - April 14, 2022

I had the pleasure of meeting Doug at few years ago at NPRC. We had many pleasant chats at the range. Going to miss these times for sure. Rest in peace my friend. Dave Benn

Steve Davie - April 11, 2022

Hi,I had the pleasure of training Doug when he rejoined NRPC. His enthusiasm for the sport and the club was an example to us all. We will miss him at the club and his help at the waterfront festival this year. Please do not hesitate to contact us if there is anything at all the club can do to help at this sad time. Regards, Steve Davie.

ronald shortreed - April 6, 2022

Judy, my sincere condolence of Doug's passing. spent many hours with Doug at work . memories will have forever. Ron S.

Paul Merrett & Family - April 3, 2022

Deepest condolences to you Kevin and to your family on the passing of your dad. I still use caution, driving over the 401 bridge in Trenton, after all his warnings taking us back and forth to college.

Connie Curtis - March 28, 2022

We can never prepare for the loss of a beloved friend. Doug was a wonderful gentle man whose kindness and humour will be greatly missed. I am so grateful and privileged to have spent time travelling together over the last twenty years Doug had such a genuine, welcoming smile whenever we met. So many wonderful memories to cherish. My thoughts are with you and your family, Judy. Love and big hugs, Connie

Christine Danis - March 27, 2022

My sincere condolences to Judy, Kevin, Debbie and family. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.

Kathy and Shane Maclean - March 27, 2022

Judy, we were so sad to read about Doug’s passing. I don’t think I ever saw him without a smile on his face. He was someone who immediately made you feel that he was your friend. Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

Norma Ingram - March 24, 2022

Judy and family - I was so sad to hear about Doug. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Keith Jackson - March 22, 2022

To Judy and family. My sincerest condolences on the passing of Doug. He was quite a human being and I feel fortunate to have known him for the years I did. May you draw strength from the many good years and the memories you shared. He will be greatly missed. R.I.P. Doug

Carol Lawrence - March 21, 2022

Sending love and heartfelt sympathy to Judy and family. I have made a donation to NHH, Palliative Care in memory of Doug. Thinking about all of you and keeping you in my prayers. With love and understanding. Carol

Susan and Garth Beer - March 19, 2022

Dear Judy and family. We are so sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. May you find comfort from family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Susan & Garth

Linda Sedgwick Girard - March 19, 2022

Please accept our sincere condolences. Linda &Charlie

Philip Brent - March 19, 2022

Sorry to see Doug’s passing. I work summer jobs at Wyman’s with Doug as chief mechanic and later he very kindly helped me out and let me use his garage on William St. when I had an engine to rebuild. I always found Doug to be a very generous guy. Condolences to his family.

Wayne & Donnie Patterson - March 19, 2022

Dear Judy and family we are so very sorry to hear of Doug's passing. Whenever I saw the two of you together Judy you were always laughing and having a good time. Please accept our condolences.

Nancy McGrimmon - March 19, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care

Carol Lawrence - March 19, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care

Judy Immel - March 18, 2022

Dear Judy & family. So sorry to hear of Doug's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this sad time. Judy Immel & Shawn Linton

Tom and Teresa Behan - March 18, 2022

Dear Judy, both Tom and I are very sorry to hear about Doug's passing. I always enjoyed hearing about your camping trips. May you rest in peace Doug.

Charles & Carmelle MacCoubrey - March 18, 2022

So sorry for your loss Judy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

John & Gayle Brayton - March 18, 2022

Judy , we are so very sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. Always enjoyed the time we were able to spend with him. Sending our love and condolences to you , Kevin,Debbie and family.

Barb & George Lawrence - March 18, 2022

Dear Judy and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Remembering many good times quite a number of years ago. Savour the memories. Hugs, Barb & George

Emily Milgram - March 18, 2022

Dear Judy, Debbie, Kevin and family, We are truly saddened by the loss of our cousin Douglas. I’ll always remember a smile on his face and his positive outlook on life. Please know that Doug is as close as your heart and forever by your side. ❤️ David and Emily Milgram

Therese & Barry May - March 17, 2022

Dear Judy and family. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Doug. I loved chatting with him at Probus & he always had a smile for everyone. He had lots of stories to tell too.Hugs, Judy.

Jessie Daly - March 17, 2022

So sorry for your loss Debbie. Condolences to your Mum and family. May he RIP.

Tina McIvor - March 17, 2022

Dear Debbie, so sorry to hear your father has passed on. May he rest in peace. Condolences to your Mother and the rest of your family.

Beverley Scott and Darlene Walton - March 17, 2022

Judy, Debbie and Kevin and family we are so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. We have so many fond memories of Doug, a beautiful soul that will be greatly missed. Bev and Darlene

David and Carol Grice - March 17, 2022

Dear Debbie and Kevin so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. He will be missed dearly. Please keep us informed of the Celebration of Life. We would like to attend. Hugs to you both.

David and Carol Grice - March 17, 2022

So sorry to hear of this sad news. We had no idea Doug was not well. Doug was a dear friend and we will miss him very much. Let us know if there is anything we can do. Please let us know when you will have the Celebration of Life. We would like to attend.

Shelly & Rod Bovay - March 17, 2022

Sorry for your loss Debbie and Colin. Thinking of you and your family 💗

Michelle Baker - March 17, 2022

My sincere condolences to you Judy Kevin Debbie and family. Doug to me had a zest for life and love of old cameras and family photos. Sending love 💕 He will be missed. RIP. Michelle Baker

John and JeN Taylor - March 17, 2022

Judy and family Our sincere condolences are with you and the family at your time of loss. Hold your memories close as you find your way through the next few weeks.

Shelley Scott - March 17, 2022

Deb, Mother Baker, Kevin. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man.

Ruth Gouin - March 17, 2022

Thinking of you at this difficult time. So sorry for you loss.

John,Dixie & Alyssa - March 17, 2022

Dear Judy,Debbie & Kevin—-We are so very, very sorry for your loss.May you find peace as you travel the road forward.With love & blessings to you all.

Paul and Peggy Linton - March 17, 2022

Judy, we were so sorry to hear of Doug's passing! Wishing you and your family God's blessings and the comfort of family and friends. You will have many good memories to comfort you as well. God bless.

Rae MacCulloch - March 17, 2022

To Judy and the rest of Doug's family, so sorry to hear about Douglas. Doug was such a pleasure to work with at the MS Walks. He was one of the Ham radio gurus for 10 years. 77's & 88's, Doug. Rae (past chair of MS Walks)

Kimberly and Steve Shortt - March 17, 2022

Aunt Judy, Debbie, Kevin and family , Steve and I are so very sorry and saddened by the loss of uncle Doug. May he Rest In Peace. We will miss him dearly. We will always be here for you.

Michelle Parks - March 17, 2022

Deb, Judy and family. Thinking of you at this difficult time. I’m so sorry for your loss. I am here whenever you need me, sending lots of love to you.

Jonathan Taylor - March 17, 2022

To Judy and the rest of Doug's family, My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I was very fortunate to have Doug as a neighbour and I will miss our visits in the yard.

carolyn varcoe - March 17, 2022

Judy, Debbie and Kevin. We are so sorry to hear about Douglas. He always had a smile and a happy soul. Rest in Peace Douglas Jim and Carol Varcoe

Bill Fraser - March 17, 2022

Judy : I am so sorry to hear of Dougs passing ,I remember shooting the breeze with him as he waited for you to finish working, just a real nice guy ,R.I.P. Doug , thinking of you Jude xo

Sue Bowman - March 17, 2022

Judy and family; So sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Blaine & Lynda Darling - March 16, 2022

Judy, we were so sad to hear about Doug, our thoughts go out to you and your family at this most difficult time.

Mike and Glenda Smith - March 16, 2022

Sincere condolences to Judy, Debbie, Kevin and the entire Baker family. Working with Judy for many years whenever I (Glenda) saw Doug he always had a smile on his face. Rest in peace Doug.

Ric and Julie Ash - March 16, 2022

Ric and I are so sorry for the families loss

Carrie Cann - March 16, 2022

I am so glad I have the privilege of meeting your dad Deb, he was a great man and funny too :) He will be greatly missed but he has left his mark on this world and will always be with you <3 My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

kelly simard - March 16, 2022

So sorry for your loss Deb and Family

Marion Buttars - March 16, 2022

Dear Judy and family - I was very sorry to read this announcement. Please accept my sincere condolences.

John Stillwell - March 16, 2022

Judy and family sorry to hear of Dougs passing. Please accept my condolences. We shared good times in the past with our hobby, amateur radio.

Andrew Ashcroft - March 16, 2022

R.I.P. DOUG, worked for him in the late 60's at his garage.

Joan McCracken - March 16, 2022

Judy, we are so sorry for the loss of Doug to you and family. We know you did a lot of things together and this will leave a big hole in you lives. Joan and Royce.

Mike and Linda Caine - March 16, 2022

Our thoughts are with you all at this time . Lots of memories are always in your hearts.

Cori Arthur - March 16, 2022

Doug was such a pleasure to work with when I was at the County working in emergency planning. He was the ham radio guru. My sincerest sympathy to the entire family.

Rick and Karen Stinson - March 16, 2022

Judy and family: so very sorry to learn of Doug's passing. Always enjoyed chatting with Doug about your many camping adventures. Our sincere condolences.