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Dorothy Fulmer Baker

January 12, 1929 — August 20, 2019

Mrs. Dorothy F. Baker, age 90, of Camptown, PA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, August 20, 2019, at the Towanda Personal Care Home with her loving family at her side.


          Dorothy was born on January 12, 1929, in Dushore, PA, one of eight children of the late Eugene E. & Bertha I. Snyder Fulmer. She graduated from Turnpike High School a member of the class of 1947.


          She retired from GTE Sylvania in January of 1986 after 33 years of service


          She married Donald Eugene Baker of Towanda, PA, on July 13, 1973. They enjoyed 26 years of marriage before his passing on Friday, August 6, 1999.  They enjoyed many winters at their home in Winter Haven, FL.


          She was a member of the Camptown Community Church.


          She enjoyed gardening and planting flowers around her home and was an avid quilter for as long as she was able. Dorothy’s greatest joy was being surrounded by her family where she was always found preparing large family meals. Dorothy was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother, and will be missed by all who knew her.



          Three sons:

          Paul Mulcahy                                                         Towanda, PA

          Michael (Beth) Mulcahy                                          Stevensville, PA

          James Mulcahy                                                      Homets Ferry, PA


          Three daughters:

          Linda (Lynmar) Chaffee                                         LeRaysville, PA

          Patricia “Pat” Detrick                                             Camptown, PA

          Maureen Ferris                                                      Towanda, PA




14 grandchildren:

          Lynn (Brian) Jennings

          David Chaffee

          Jennifer Chaffee

          Jeffrey (Stacy) Detrick

          Megan Detrick

          Shannon (JJ) Wheeler

          Jesse Elliott

          Sean (Laura) Mulcahy

          Ryan Mulcahy

          Daniel Ferris

          Brandon Mulcahy

          Eric Mulcahy

          Shane (Katrina) Freeman

          Heidi (Chopper) McCarty                  


          Step daughter:

          Karen (Kevin) Hammer                                           Bethlehem, PA


          Step daughter-in-law:

          Karen Dotter Baker                                                Towanda, PA


          Step brother:

George Brown                                                       Dushore, PA



Joanne Dunn                                                          Dushore, PA



Ruth Fulmer                                                           Muncy Valley, PA



She is also survived by several great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Besides her parents and second husband, she was predeceased by her first husband the father of her children, Edward P. "Bud" Mulcahy Jr. on September 14, 2008, and by  three brothers: Carl E. Fulmer of Phelps, NY, in 1968; Glenn Fulmer of New Albany, PA, in 1996; and Wayne L. “Sonny” Fulmer of Muncy Valley, PA, on February 9, 2019, and three sisters: Geraldine Weisbrod Pehonich of Dushore, PA, in 1996, Ruth O. Marshall of Dushore, PA, on May 4, 2013, and Pauline E. Mulcahy of Monroeton, PA, on February 24, 2017. She was also predeceased by a step son, Alan M. Baker of Towanda, PA, on May 7, 2015, and a son-in-law; Donald F. Detrick, on February 27, 2018, a grandson Justin Elliott on July 28, 2014, and a great granddaughter, Gracie Anne Detrick on November 5, 2018.  


          Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019, at 12:00 Noon, at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA, with the Rev. William L. Westbrook Sr., her pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in the Camptown Cemetery.


          Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday morning, August 23, 2019, from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service.


          Memorial contributions may be made to the Bradford County Humane Society, PO Box 179, Ulster, PA, 18850 or the Camptown Community Church, PO Box 96, Wyalusing, PA 18853 in loving memory of Dorothy Baker.


          Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA.


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