NEW BEDFORD: Josephine Lois (Oblatore) Baker, 65, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Vibra Care Hospital after a long illness. She was the loving wife of Richard S. Baker Sr., whom shared 42 years together.
She was born in November 09, 1955 in Brooklyn, NY to Hilda Oblatore. Josephine worked many years as a folder for Cliftex, and also worked part-time for the School Department. She loved socializing and spending time with family, she was always a loving person and loved by many.
She is survived by two sons and two daughters, John Cardoza, Richard Baker Jr. and his significant other Stephanie Medeiros, Melissa Cardoza and her significant other Manny Alves, Tiffany Baker and her significant other Jeffrey Borges, all of New Bedford. Also survived by five grandchildren Montayo Cardoza, Maisen Borges, Haiven Alves, Sophia Baker, Richard Baker III, all of New Bedford.
She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.
Visiting hours will be Wednesday, January 06, 2021 from 5 to 7 PM at the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No. Front Street, New Bedford. Please be advise due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are strict guidelines that must be adhered to for the safety of everyone. You MUST wear a face-covering to be allowed to the services. Please practice social distancing and avoid any close contact. Guests will be permitted to pay their respects to the family and depart to allow the next guests to enter. Capacity at the funeral home will be limited so there could be wait times outside the funeral home.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral mass on Thursday, January 07, at 9 AM at the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. Due to the current restrictions, only 70 people are allowed in church at one time. Everyone must WEAR a face-covering .
Interment will be private.
Online condolences to the family, please go to the website; www.cabralbaylies.com.
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