Ellen Marie Baker , 57 of Nashport passed away at 12:12 PM Wednesday, September 02, 2009 at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus following a five month courageoust battle with cancer.
She was born Monday, April 07, 1952 in Zanesville the daughter of Harold Roessler and Mary Louise(Pfeifer) Roessler of Zanesville. She was married on Saturday, August 13, 1977 to Kevin M. Baker .
She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church . She was employed with primecare, a 1970 graduate of Bishop Rosecrans High School and previously employed at Cellular One for many years. Ellen was a die hard Buckeye fan & lived life with a free spirit. Her love for family & friends was her reason for living.
Ellen, a devoted wife of 32 years, daughter, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt is survived in addition to her parents and husband by two daughters Abbie M. (Steven) Dodson Frase of Pataskala & Keelie (Chuck Goldsmith) Baker ; a son Jospeh (Alysia) Baker both of Zanesville. 4 grandchildren Anton Baker and Joey Goldsmith, Jospeh Baker II and Logan Goldsmith. 5 Sisters; Karen (Larry) Young; Mary Christine (Rocky) Rowe; Diane (Ralph) Milligan; Ragine (James) Butler; all of Zanesville and Janet (Russ) Powers of Caldwell. 2 brothers: Harold “Hal” Roessler, Jr. and Michael (Jane) Roessler both of Zanesville;
Countless neices, nephews, cousins, and a host of dear friends and relatives.
Visitation will be held Sunday Sept. 6th from 2-4 & 6-8pm with Christian vigil service at 7:45 pm at the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. With Mass of Christian Burial celebrated 11:00am Monday Sept. 7th at St. Nicholas Catholic Church with Fr. Martin Ralko as celebrant. Burial will conclude in the Mt. Olive Cemetery Zanesville OH.
Memorial contribution may include having a mass said or making a donation to your favorite charity in Ellen’s honor.
Arrangements are being handled by the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville Ohio. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit www.HillisHardwickFH.com