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Submitted by katrina on Thu, 11/16/2023 - 04:04:PM

With family by her side, listening to her beloved fiddle and pipe tunes, June the Farmer passed away peacefully in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late Andrew Baker and loving mother  to Laurie (Chuck), Bonnie (Rob), Robert (Jayne), Mary (David). Cherished Noonie to grandchildren Heather (Braden), Drew (Brea), Jesse (Jen), Josh (Kelsey), Olivia (Daniel), Cassandra (Tyler) and great grandchildren Gabriel, Mikhel and Kellan. Dear sister to Charles (Ann) of Edmonton and family matriarch to numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings Patricia, Hugh, Donald, Frances, Jack and Ronald. Daughter of the late Catherine McMartin Crimmins and the late Donald the Farmer Macdonald.

Following in her father’s footsteps, June was immensely proud of her Scottish heritage and an avid genealogist, preserving family history for future generations. 

The family would like to thank the staff at Willowbend Retirement Community for their compassionate care.

Family and friends may pay their respects on Tuesday November 21 at Beechwood Cemetery (280 Beechwood  Ave, Ottawa, ON) from 7-9 pm, and on November 22, 9-10am. The Funeral service will follow.

For those wishing, please consider a memorial donation to Diabetes Canada.

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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/16/2023 - 08:51:PM

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Dave and Cathy Collings

Our condolences to you and your family. Your mother lived a long life. What a beautiful legacy she is leaving behind.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 11/17/2023 - 11:44:AM

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Gayle Desarmia

Although June will be missed, all who knew her will appreciate how their lives were enriched by her presence. I am most grateful for having met June.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 11/18/2023 - 09:51:AM

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Janis and Jim Fowles

We will think of her often with so many wonderful memories, especially all the family camping trips and visits with the aunts, uncles and cousins 💕Rest easy Aunt June 💕 You have left endless loving memories for so many to forever cherish 💕 Thinking of you Laurie, Bonnie, Rob and Mary and all your families 💕 May all your special memories of her help ease the pain in your heart throughout the coming days 💕Thinking of you all 💕

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 11/18/2023 - 03:55:PM

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Carol McDonald

Dear Family,
Our parents, Helen and Archie McLeod from Glen Nevis were always so pleased to meet June and Andrew while listening to Scottish music. May she test in peace.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 11/19/2023 - 06:33:PM

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Elaine Sherman (nee Teeple)

My condolences to the entire family for your loss. Mrs. Baker was this beautiful lady who made everyone feel at home and I know this after spending most of my youth at the house. Just a walk across the street I knew I was always welcomed. With great loss comes great memories and that is what I will carry forward those beautiful memories of spending time with the entire family and of the tree out front of the house which Mary and I planted; such great memories. I wouldn't be who I am today without the kindness of people such as Mrs. Baker gave me. All my love

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/20/2023 - 12:15:PM

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Ed & Cathy

So sorry to hear about your mom/grandma, Bonnie (Rob, Drew and Heather). We never met her but heard some stories and she always sounded like a strong, independent woman. At least now she is at peace and free from any pain or worries.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/20/2023 - 06:19:PM

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Gord Teeple

The passing of the Matriarch of Elmlea Dr & the mother of my favourite girls is very sad : so on behalf of myself & the boys ( Mark- Chris- Robin & Danny) rest in peace Mrs Baker

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/21/2023 - 11:43:AM

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Jesus Dominguez and Christine Dominguez

Dear Bonnie, Rob and family we are so sorry for for your loss. We remember your mother very fondly and know that she’ll be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all.

Christine and Jesus Dominguez

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/21/2023 - 05:32:PM

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Karen and Richard Gagnier

Our hearts and prayers to the family.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/21/2023 - 06:39:PM

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Janet, David Forth and family

Mary, our condolences to you and your family at the passing of your beautiful Mother. We know she will be greatly missed. Keeping you all in our prayers.

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