O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Virginia L. Baker

Mrs. Virginia L. Baker, 65, of Route 98 Great Valley, NY died Tuesday evening, July 31, 2018 at her home following a short illness.

Born August 5, 1952 in Salamanca, NY, she was the daughter of the late Emmett and Marabelle Seeley Green. She was married on August 17, 1968 to Theodore Baker, who predeceased her in 2005.

She attended Ellicottville School and had been employed in the Physical Engineering Department for the City of Salamanca School District for over twenty years, retiring in 2015. Previously, she had been employed at the former AVM Signore, Ellicottville.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, working in her yard, and was an avid seamstress.

Surviving are: a daughter, Kelly (Gregory) Gebauer, Ellicottville, NY; seven grandchildren, Dustin (Danae) Gebauer, Great Valley, NY, Kaitlyn (Cody) Reese, Machias, NY, Trevor (Maggie) Gebauer, Great Valley, NY, Mark (Danyelle) Reese, Machias, NY, Jerrett (Ryanna) Gebauer, Great Valley, NY, Gavin and Emmett Gebauer, both of Great Valley, NY; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, David Green, Ellicottville, NY, Daniel (Cheryl) Green, Ellicottville, NY; several nieces and nephews; a lifelong friend, Linda Hughes; and brother-in-law, Dennis (Randy) Button, Jamestown, NY.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Melissa Reese in 2010.

There will be no visitation.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Great Valley Volunteer Fire Company.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh