Esther Louise Baker

Esther L. Haug Baker, 86, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Converse Home in Burlington, Vt, after struggling with Alzheimer’s Disease. Born April 3, 1929 to William and Esther SanDominick in Brooklyn, N.Y., she grew up in Hoboken, N.J. She and her first husband, Robert Haug, lived in East Brunswick for 16 years before his death in 1970. Esther was blessed to find love a second time, and she and Joseph Baker were married in 1976. In 1993 they moved to Cape Coral, Fl., where they spent many happy years before Joe’s passing in 2010. Prior to retiring, Esther worked as a Deputy Court clerk for East Brunswick Township, NJ, earning the respect of attorneys, judges, and police officers alike for her hard work and dedication. Esther and Joe were Elders of Christ Memorial Lutheran Church in East Brunswick and later joined Trinity Lutheran Church, Cape Coral, Fl. Esther is survived by one daughter, Doris Ogden and her husband, Jeff, of Shelburne and their two sons, Trevor and Tyler; three sons, Robert Haug of Princeton, N.J., Joseph Baker and his wife Bonnie, of Hernando, Fla., their son Brian of Springhill, Fla., Roger Baker and his wife, Lil, of Springhill, Fla, and children Jessica, Christopher, and Tiffany, and two sisters, Joan Nelson of Stuarts Draft, Va, and Marie Nelson of Bridgewater, N.J., her great-grandchildren and many loving nieces, nephews, and in-laws. Relatives and friends may call from 10am until the funeral services at 11am. Wednesday, May 13, at the Quackenboss Funeral Home, 156 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick. Entombment will follow at Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to the Converse Home, 272 Church St., Burlington, VT 05401, where she received loving and compassionate care for the final four years of her life.