Sep 28, 2022

We have received word of the passing of the Rev. Stuart L. Baker, Retired Elder, who died September 23, 2022. He and his wife of 60 years, Carolyn, became residents of Cornwall Manor in 2015. 

Rev. Baker served in the following Connecticut and New York Annual Conference churches: 

  • CT: Fair Haven UM Parish
  • CT: South Meriden UMC
  • NY: Lake Ronkonkoma UMC
  • CT: Stratford UMC  

His life story may be read here:

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn, his children, Cynthia Rothenberger (John), Fleetwood, PA, Deborah Kelly (Joseph), Tully, NY and Stephen Baker (Elena), Winchester, MA, and siblings, Neal Baker of Croatia, and Annette Ingraham of Thibodaux, LA.

A funeral service is planned for Saturday, October 1, 2022, 11am at Zerr Chapel. at Cornwall Manor, 1 Boyd Street, Cornwall, PA 17016.

Condolences can be sent to his wife, Mrs. Carolyn Baker, at Cornwall Manor, Carriage House #11, Cornwall, PA 17016.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) at To give by mail, make your check payable to Advance GCFA, write his name on the memo line of the check and send it to: Global Ministries/UMCOR, GPO, P.O. Box 9068, New York, NY 10087-9068.