Johnnie Fletcher Baker, Jr.,77, of Chaplin, formerly of Hartford passed away with his loving family by his side at his home on Sunday, January 2, 2022. He was born on November 18,1944 in Hartford, to the late Johnnie Fletcher and Dorothy Maddie (King) Baker Sr. Johnnie married the love of his life RoseMarie (Watson) Baker on May 14,1966. He worked very hard all his life; Stars Family Fair in West Hartford, Shears Automotive in Hartford, Superior Springs in Hartford, Mansfield Training School in Mansfield and then employed by the State of CT, until retirement in 2003. Together they raised nine children; Heather Baker, of Manchester, Donzelle Baker, of Chaplin, Patrists Baker, of Kannapolis, NC, Crystell (James) Fortson, of East Hartford, Johnnie F (Ruth) Baker III, of Norwich, Trevonna (Seth) Glasgow, of Manchester, Precious Baker, of Alexandria VA, Jasmine Baker of Chaplin. He is also survived by his 19 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren; siblings, Joan Baker, of Manchester, Betty Bingham of Detroit MI, Essie Baker, of Willimantic, Vincent (Lillan) Baker, of East Hartford, Beatrice (Charles) Ford, of Manchester, Almetta Baker, of Inglewood, CA, Wayne Baker, of Manchester, Susan (Anthony) Taylor, of Columbia SC, Marvin Baker, of Windsor and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends. He was predeceased by a son David Baker two sisters, Shirley Smith and Narval Myers, and a brother James Baker. Johnnie’s family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Living Word Empowerment Ministries , 24 Leggett St., East Hartford, CT from 10:00am to 12:00pm with a funeral service beginning at 12:00pm. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Click here to view the service on Facebook
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