Obituary: Yvonne (Kelley) Baker


NAUGATUCK — Yvonne (Kelley) Baker, 69, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2012 at the VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Unit of St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her family.

Yvonne was born in Keystone, W.V., daughter of the late John and Lucille (Wilkins) Kelley. She had live in Yonkers, N.Y., for many years and she had worked as a certified nursing aide for A and A Staffing. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She leaves a son, Jesse Savage and his wife Maria of Naugatuck; two brothers Joseph Wilkins of Yonkers, N.Y., and Earl Wilkins of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a sister Cleo Wilkins of Ohio; three grandchildren, Jesse, Jonathon and Mallory Savage; and three nieces and one nephew.

Calling hours for Yvonne will be held on Sunday June 3, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck. Burial will be on Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Unit of St. Mary’s Hospital, 56 Franklin St., Waterbury, CT 06706.

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