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Doris Baker





Doris Lee Baker, 77, of Boonsboro, MD, passed away, Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Meritus Medical Center.

Born Thursday, March 19, 1942 in Funkstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Wyncoop Shipley and the late Thelma Irene (Bailey) Shipley.

She graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 1960. Doris operated her own home daycare for 11 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, David Baker; children, Tina Boward, Wanda Baker (William Smith), David Baker, John Baker (Tracie Binkley), and Tracey Crider and husband, Eddie Crider, III; sisters, Lois Green, Karen Duffey, Beverly Baker, Joyce Fritz, Pamela Grimes; two brothers, Robert and Richard Shipley; 2 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Rose Ann Miller, and Anita Louise Hadley.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family at her request.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD. 

Online condolences may be expressed at

Guest Book

David - so sorry about Doris. Prayers are with you and the family during this difficult time. May God and his blessings be with you.

George Hamilton
Hagerstown, MD

My Sincere condolences and sympathy go out to Dottie's family, her husband, children, sisters and brothers. Dottie's presence and her friendship were part of my childhood and teenage years growing up in Funkstown. I pray that her family find peace and comfort in their grief through the memories they have shared with her. Jo

Jo-Carol (Hamburg) Prokop
Martinsburg, WV

David and family we are so sorry to hear of Dottie's passing. We are keeping you in our prayers. Love Denise and Delbert

Delbert and Denise House
Boonsboro , Maryland

David, Many prayers for you and your family in a time of grief. Rinker Family always thinking about you.

Justin Droneburg
Thurmont, Maryland

To everyone in the Baker family, I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Baker. My thoughts and Prayer are with all of you during this Time.

Mark Kehne
Clear Spring, MD

David, Trish and I want to express our condolences and let you know you are in our prayers. Jack Bowen

Jack Bowen
Hagerstown , Md.

Rob and I would like to express our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. She was a very great family oriented woman who will be sadly missed by so many people. Please find comfort in knowing that she is now in such a better place. It's never goodbye it is Until we meet again. Lots of Love and Prayers, Tammy, Rob, Aaron Tagg

Tammy Tagg
Hagerstown , MD

To the whole Baker family,, sorry to hear about Mrs. Baker. She always made me feel welcome at her home, many fond memories. Prayers to your family.

John Munson
Maugansville, Md

In our thoughts and prayers.

Brian and Becky Sottile
Hagerstown, MD

So sorry for your loss! Love you guys! If you need or want to talk please call me 301-991-6944!

Ann Wright
Hagerstown, MD

Dale and Mandy Boward and entire Baker family,our thoughts and prayers go out to you all. May you find comfort and happiness in your memories. Praying that our Lord and Savior will wrap you in His arms and give you strength and comfort during this difficult time. Doris and Sandy Boward

Sandy Boward
Hagerstown, MD

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