Rita Ann Baker

August 2, 1922 - September 16, 2021
Rita Ann Baker

Rita Ann Baker, age 99, of Holiday, passed away September 16, 2021. She was born August 2, 1922 in Detroit, MI. She came to Florida in 1993. She attended St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Churches.

Rita loved music and dancing. She enjoyed playing cards and speaking to everyone she met. She cared greatly for people and helped anyone however she could.

Rita loved life like no other and is survived by her children: Linda A. Ferrell, Wayne M. Baker, Mildred M. Giordano, Charles F. Baker, Theresa M. McKoskey, and Kenneth G. Baker, along with a legacy of 34 grandchildren and great grandchildren. She joins her beloved husband, Arthur Baker, in passing. Rita was a person who had a genuine kindness and caring for everyone she met, and would help anyone whether they were relatives, friends or complete strangers. She will be sorely missed by everyone and anyone who has ever had the privilege of meeting her.

Rita will have a visitation on Wednesday, September 22, from 4pm to 7pm. There will be a funeral service on Thursday at 11am followed by burial at Florida National Cemetery.

 

 


Service

Thursday, September 23, 2021
11:00 AM

Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home - Directions
5228 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34652
727-845-1957

Burial

Thursday, September 23, 2021
1:30 PM

Florida National Cemetery - Directions
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-7740

Visitation

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home - Directions
5228 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34652
727-845-1957

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  • September 21, 2021
    Carolyn J Bublavi says:
    Oh Rita, you will be missed by many and all. You have taught me alot since my pre teen years. A wise woman you were. Glad I was able to get to Florida to visit and visit when you were here for your birthday's. Love you mama Rita. My heart is broken. To the family, my deepest condolences during this difficult time.