Carole M. Baker, 84 of Altoona died early Friday morning March 24, 2023, at UPMC Altoona.
She was born August 28, 1938, in Altoona a daughter of the late Ernest S. and Mildred (Alters) Baker.
Surviving are a brother, Jerry E. Baker of Andreas, and a sister Esther M. Lupinetti of Gallitzin.
Carole was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Norma Baker and a brother-in-law, Ronald Lupinetti, and two nieces, Melissa Lupinetti and Wendy Sanders.
Ms. Baker was a member of Llyswen United Methodist Church, Altoona.
She was a 1956 graduate of Altoona High School; a 1960 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree; and a 1965 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Master of Science degree.
Carole retired as a teacher following thirty-seven years in education, seven in Logan Township, and thirty at the Spring Cove School District.
She was a past president of the Business and Professional Women’s Club; a past matron of the Altoona Chapter 290, Order of the Eastern Star; a member of the Daughters of the Nile; a member of the Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America; and a member of PASR.
Carole enjoyed reading, traveling, and collecting nut crackers.
Friends will be received from 4-7 pm Monday March 27, 2023, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona and from 10-11 am Tuesday March 28, 2023, at Llyswen United Methodist Church, where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Rebecca Holland officiating.
Interment will be made at Mount Bethel Church Cemetery, Mill Hall.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to Llyswen United Methodist Church, 308 Coleridge Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602 or to the Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 Fifth Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602.
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