Debra L. Baker, 65, Harrisville

HARRISVILLE, NY – Debra Lynn Baker, 65, of 703 State Highway 3, Harrisville, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2020, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

Born March 29, 1955, in Lowville, NY, a daughter of the late Bartlet and Alice (Knapp) Gill, she attended Carthage High School.

She married Terry L. Baker.

She was a homemaker.

Debra loved to collect owls, snowmen and everything Elvis Presley. In her spare time she enjoyed reading.

Most of all, she loved being a mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband Terry; her mother, Alice Knapp-Gill, Carthage; four children, Chasity Herschell, Bangor, Maine, Tabatha (Jonathan) Quinones, Fredericksburg, Virginia; Terry (Jessica) Baker Jr., Carthage, NY, and Travis and his companion (Bailey) Baker, Natural Bridge, NY; seven siblings and their children, Annie Jo Gill; Marsha Wilder; Patty Fayette; Tony Gill; Bartie Gill; Amy Cave; and Peggy Jo Gill; as well as 10 beloved grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Her brother David Gill was deceased earlier in life.

Due to current gathering restrictions, services will be held privately by the family.

Burial will be in Sandhill Cemetery in Natural Bridge.

Arrangements are with Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage.

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