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Peggy J. Baker

December 20, 1935 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 81)

The Piano Brothers

Peggy Joyce Butts Baker, 81, of Boonsboro, Maryland, passed from this life on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home.

Born on December 20, 1935, in Sharpsburg, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Walter H. and Julia G. Butts.

Peggy was employed, for 34 years, by Pangborn Corporation after graduation from the Boonsboro High School. She was a member of the Quarter Century Club.

She was a member of the Benevola United Methodist Church for over 50 years.

Peggy is survived by her husband of 51 years, Nelson L. Baker; one brother, Harold A. Butts of Hagerstown; nieces, Cindy A. Burtner and husband, John, of Keedysville, Angie L. Boyer of Hagerstown and Sharon S. Poindexter and husband, Charles, of Philomont, Virginia; one nephew, Joseph Butts of Hagerstown; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Geneva L. Boyer; and a nephew, Steve Boyer.

A celebration of Peggy's life journey will be held 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Benevola United Methodist Church in Boonsboro. Rev. Cindy Caldwell will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. The family requests casual dress for services Sunday at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Benevola United Methodist Church, 19925 Benevola Church Road, Boonsboro, MD 21713 or to the Humane Society of Washington County at

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
September 17, 2017

3:00 PM
Benevola United Methodist Church
19925 Benevola Church Road
Boonsboro, Maryland 21713