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Thelma M. Roberts-Baker

January 31, 2013
Salem News

LISBON - Thelma M. Roberts-Baker, 88, of Rose Drive, died at 9:45 a.m. Monday at the Vista Center.

Born March 15, 1924 in East Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Tallmadge and Olive (House) Rohrbaugh.

Mrs. Roberts-Baker was employed as a packager at the former Lisbon Spring and Wire Company for 27 years. She was a member of the Lisbon Church of the Nazarene.

Her first husband, James R. Roberts, whom she married March 27, 1945, preceded her in death Jan. 9, 1975. Her second husband, Stanley Baker, whom she married Jan. 13, 1978, preceded her in death Oct. 11, 1989.

She is survived by her daughter, Carrie (Walter) Burns of East Liverpool; a son, James C. (Rita) Roberts of Kensington; three grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her stepdaughter, Gloria Gostey.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Brown of her church officiating. Private burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery in Summitville.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Friends may also view her memorial webpage and send condolences online at




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