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Debra Ann Baker

September 18, 2021

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Debra Ann (Silvia) Baker, age 66, passed away on September 18, 2021, at Morton Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

She was the beloved wife of 33 years to Richard S. Baker.

Debbie was born in Taunton MA, and is the daughter of Eileen A (LaCombe) Silvia and the late Antone Silvia Jr.

Before retiring Debbie was employed by Case Assembly and prior to that at IEI for many years.  Debbie enjoyed gardening and spent many hours with her dad planting flowers in the yard.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, going to the fair, trips to Vegas and Virginia, concerts and cookouts.  Debbie’s all time favorite things to do was spending time with her three beautiful granddaughters: Samantha, Alyssa and Kourtney.  Watching their softball games or dance recital or taking silly selfies.  Besides spending time with her granddaughters, it was spending time with her late children and her soul mate, her husband Richard.  Debbie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece and friend, and is loved by many.

She is survived by her brother’s Antone Silvia III of East Taunton and Michael Silvia and partner Janice of VA, brother-in-law Richard Martin of Berkley and sister-in-laws Leona (Baker) Miller of Attleboro and Shirley (Baker) Bonnette and husband Robert of Brockton, aunt to Heather Martin-Sterling and wife Abby, Jennifer (Martin) Gill and husband Kevin, Richard Martin Jr and wife Katelyn, Melissa Connell, Erica Paiva, Linda Karaneris, Darlene (Miller) Tassinary, Steven Karaneris and Charles Miller III, several great niece and nephews, aunt and cousins.  She was the mother of the late Donald S Boutilier IV and Dawn M Boutilier and the sister of the late Patricia A. (Silvia) Martin.

 Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 4 to 7 pm with a funeral service beginning at 7pm in the chapel of the Silva Funeral Home 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary's Square, Taunton. Interment will be held privately.

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September 23, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Silva Funeral Home
80 Broadway
Taunton, MA 02780

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