Brimfield- Eugene S. Baker, 85, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 at the home of his daughter, Sandra, surrounded by love of family. Eugene was born May 23, 1935 in Springfield to the late Herbert W. and Nina M. (Stevens) Baker. He was a graduate of Springfield Trade. Eugene was a building contractor and built several area homes in addition, he was a manager and supervisor at Yankee Coach in Palmer for several years. He also was an estimator for asphalt and seal coating construction contractors. Upon his retirement he enjoyed living in South Florida for many years.
Eugene leaves his son James Baker and his wife Brenda of Brimfield; daughters, Sandra Sheldon of Palmer and Karen Baker of Southbridge; six grandchildren, Jimmy, Daniel, Scott, Katie, Justin, Shane; five great grandchildren and many friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Marsh and the oncology staff at Baystate Mary Lane and Overloock Hospice for their care and compassion during this difficult time.
Services are private and have been entrusted to Lombard Funeral Home of Monson.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in memory of Eugene S. Baker to the D'Amour Center for Cancer Care, C/O the Foundation Office, 280 Chestnut St, 6th Floor Springfield, MA 01199. For online condolences please visit www.lombardfuneralhome.
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