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MOUNT SAVAGE - Juanita Virginia (Boor) O'Baker, 90, of Mount Savage, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
Juanita was born in Cumberland, to the late Floyd McKee Boor and Mildred Gertrude (Marks) Boor on July 25, 1926. The family relocated to their Pennsylvania farm where Juanita graduated from Meyersdale High School in 1944. In 1948, she married her husband of 62 years, Ernest Enfield O'Baker. They enjoyed a long fulfilling marriage including raising two sons whom they dearly loved. In addition to her husband, Juanita was also preceded in death by her brothers, James Marks and Earl Emory Boor; her daughter-in-law, Kimberly O'Baker; and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Juanita was a member of the Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church as well as the Women's Guild in Wellersburg, Pa. She was also a member of the Wellersburg Volunteer Fire Department Women's Auxiliary. In addition to her role as homemaker, Juanita worked at the Celanese Fibers Corporation of America in her early years. She also occasionally worked for the family business, Ernie's American Amoco Service Station. Juanita was an accomplished seamstress and an excellent hostess. She helped create wonderful memories for her family and for those who knew her. Juanita was always be remembered for her kindness and good home cooking.
Juanita is survived by her sons, Royce L. O'Baker Sr., Mount Savage, and Glenn E. O'Baker and wife, Phyllis, Westminster. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Royce O'Baker Jr., and wife, Kimberly, Wendy Ricker and husband, Ritch, Christina Cooper and husband, Robert, Michael O'Baker and wife, Amber, Tiffany Detrick and husband, Craig; her great-grandchildren, Trey and Kylan O'Baker, Robbie and Hayden Cooper, Grayson O'Baker and Colton Detrick; her sister-in-law, Ina Marks; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Thursday, July 13, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, July 14, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jim Jeffries officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church, Post Office Box 123, Wellersburg, PA 15564.
Published on July 12, 2017
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