Marybelle “Fleetie” Baker
December 7, 1919 – August 6, 2018
Marybelle “Fleetie” Baker, age 98, of Newark, DE and formerly of Dover, DE and Crystal River, FL, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 6, 2018.
Born in Urbana, OH on December 7, 1919, Fleetie was the daughter of the late George E. and Ada (DeRemer) McPeck. She dedicated her career as a teacher with schools in both Delaware and Florida. Fleetie loved being an educator. She was always very active in her community. Fleetie enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Fleetie was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Baker and son, Tom Baker. She is survived by her grandchildren, Thomas Baker, Jr. (Karen) of Newark, Jennifer Lockridge (Alex) of New Castle and Kelly Oldis (Jason) of Newark; and great grandchildren, Robin Baker, Michael Baker III, Colby Lockridge, Tyler Oldis and Chase Oldis.
A cryptside entombment will be held at 10 am on Friday, August 10, 2018, in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.