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Sandy Lee Baker

October 5, 1943 ~ August 3, 2022 (age 78)


Sandra “Sandy” Lee Baker, 78, of New Oxford, PA, entered God’s eternal care, Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at UPMC Hanover.

Born October 5, 1943, in Hanover PA, she was the daughter of the late Grover C. & Lillian L. (Hershey) Hansford. Sandy was the loving wife of Charles T. Baker, Sr. with whom she spent 25 years of marriage until his death July 12, 2009.

Sandy attended Eichelberger High School in Hanover, PA. She was a homemaker.

Sandy enjoyed spending time with her family, painting, sewing, cooking, baking, canning, knitting, crocheting, and making quilts. She made prayer shawls for local organizations that helped to provide aid to others in need. Another pastime Sandy loved was getting to travel all over the US with her husband Charles while he was a truck driver. In addition to her creative arts and community service, she loved animals and their companionship.

Sandy is survived by her stepson, Charlie T. Baker, Jr., three step-grandchildren, Dustin Baker, Michele (Baker) Bowden, Briana (Baker) Thibault, and two step-great-grandchildren, Ava-Lou Bowden and Remi Bowden. She also leaves behind her siblings, Andy Hansford & wife Kathy, Randy Hansford & wife Deborah, Neale Hansford & wife Sherri, Mandi Smith & husband Dave, and Candi Mahoney & husband Tom. Sandy leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Sandy’s family would like to express their sincere appreciation to caregiver Samantha Warner, for the exceptional care she provided to Sandy during her time of illness.

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Sandy’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, online at stjude.org, or by telephone at (800) 608-3023.

The Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory Inc, 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA 17331, in Hanover, PA is assisting with arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com.

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