Mount Vernon News
  • Mary A. Hunt Baker

  • January 14, 2011

HOWARD — Mary Agnes (Blubaugh) Hunt Baker, 89, a resident of the Ohio Eastern Star Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, and formerly of East Street, Howard, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at the Care Center.

She was born March 5, 1921, in Knox County to the late Francis and Agnes Blubaugh. She was a member of the St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville, and the Parish Council of Catholic Women. In her younger years, she enjoyed dancing, and more recently enjoyed playing cards and gardening.

She is survived by two sons, John (Candy) Hunt of Howard and Charles (Sharon) Hunt of Bladensburg; two daughters, Sarah Thompson, a resident of the Ohio Eastern Star Home, and Patricia (Mik) Dudevszky of Mount Vernon; two stepchildren, Connie (Carl) Biggs of Fredericktown and Thomas (Karen) Baker of Columbus; 10 grandchildren, Joshua Hunt, Doug Hunt, Carrie (Jeff) Cottrell, Kelly (Kyle) Bonner, Max Dudevszky, Eric (Amy) Biggs, Nikki Biggs, Bryan Baker, Brad (Anne) Baker and Shelby Baker; nine great-grandchildren, Quentin, Sasha, Chase and Desiree Cottrell, Cody Hunt, Brock and Bryson Bonner, and Marshall and Arianna Baker; two sisters, Phyllis Arnold of Mount Vernon and Ruth Ann Carlo of Mount Vernon; a brother, Glenn (Genny) Blubaugh of Mount Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, William Jack Hunt, in 1965, and Doyal L. Baker, in 2007; two sisters, Ethel Blubaugh and Loretta Durbin; and two brothers-in-law, Ed Arnold and Dominic Carlo.

A funeral Mass will be held Monday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. at the St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville, with the Rev. Father F. Richard Snoke officiating. Burial will follow in St. Luke Cemetery. Visitation is from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling arrangements;

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Luke Catholic Church, P.O. Box P, Danville, OH 43014; or to the Station Break Senior Citizen Center of Knox County, 501 S. Main St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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