Teresa A. Baker of 1772 Haskell Road, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Teresa was born on May 22, 1939 in Olean and was a daughter of Phillip A. and Julia Knieser Farris. She was a 1957 graduate of OleanHigh School. She worked for Stew Davis at Equitable Insurance Company for a period of time prior to going to work at Blue Bird Buss Company, where she was an office manager as well as Tour Trip booking agent. She left Blue Bird and when to work at Niagara Scenic Bus Company and then returned back to Olean and worked D&F Travel, where she worked until her retirement in Dec. of 2008
Teresa was a life-long member of St. Joseph's Maronite Rite Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, county music, going for ice cream, traveling and playing the piano. Most of all she loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them and especially her grand and great grandchildren whom she loved dearly.
Teresa is survived by; 2 sons, Gary R. Baker of Olean and Robert E. Baker of Geneva; 3 daughters, Kathleen A. Pavone, Patricia A. Hoffman, and Terri A. (Christopher) Baker all of Olean; 12 grandchildren;12 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Phillip "Jim" (Nancy) Farris of Hinsdale; and 2 sisters, Alice R. (John) Sayegh of Allegany, and Patricia A. (Richard) Boerman of Fairport.
Friends are invited to a Memorial Devine Liturgy on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at 10:00 am in St. JosephMaroniteChurch. The Rev. Anthony J. Salim, Pastor, will celebrate. Burial will be in the St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany.