Catherine “Betty” Baker of Kennett Square

Catherine “Betty” Baker, 92, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, Sept. 24, at her residence. She was the wife of Thomas S. Baker who died in 2007, and with whom she shared 39 years of marriage.

Catherine Baker

Born in Kennett Square, she was the daughter of the late Harry J. Lynch and the late Lillian Proud Lynch.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square and the Kennett Senior Center.

Betty enjoyed traveling, doing puzzles, playing pinochle and Bingo, and being with her family and friends.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas P. Baker and his wife Amy of Kennett Square, and James E. Baker and his wife Barbara of Oxford, and five grandchildren, James A. Baker, Matthew T. Baker, Jack D. Baker, Samantha A. Baker, and Hailey C. Chandlee.

Betty was predeceased by four brothers, Harry Lynch, Jack Lynch, Bill Lynch, and Francis Lynch

Her graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Union Hill Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution in her memory may be made to the National MS Society. P.O. Box 91891, Washington, DC 20090

To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit

Arrangements by the Kuzo Funeral Home, Kennett Square.

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