Jeannette Elaine Baker

Jeannette Elaine Baker, 87, of Nashua, NH, died Sunday, June 3, 2018 in Derry, NH with her loving family at her side.

She was born February 3, 1931 in Nashua, daughter of the late Conrad and Rose (Caron) Bellavance. Jeannette was also predeceased by her husband, Richard Baker, a son Brian Baker, a grandson Neil Garcia, and six brothers and sisters.

Jeannette was an avid quilter who also enjoyed reading. She was a huge local sports fan and loved watching golf on TV. She was an avid listener of big-bands and loved to dance to swing music. She volunteered for many years at the Nashua Senior Center, St. Jospeh Hospital, and the Nashua Fire Department. Jeannette loved nothing more than spending time with her devoted family.

Her loving family includes three sons and five daughters; Bruce Baker of Nashua, Dana Baker and his wife MJ of Manchester, David Baker of Nashua, Judy Belanger and her husband Ray of Hudson, Nancy Howard and her husband John of Portsmouth, Brenda Paradis and her husband Joe of Mineola, TX, Linda Rose Garcia of Vallejo, CA, Bridgette Baker and her husband Michael Lomonte of Hollis, NH, She is also survived by her siblings;.a brother, Paul Bellavance and his wife Dolly of Nashua, and four sisters, Estelle Duncan of Nashua, Shirley Gaudette and her husband Maurice of Nashua, Sue Thibault and her husband Al of Sanbornton, NH, Sandra Lozeau and her husband Kenny of Littleton, NH, 16 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Following cremation, visiting hours will be held on Friday, June 8th from 5pm – 8pm in the DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 50 FERRY ST., IN HUDSON. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 9th at 10am in St. John XXIII Parish at Infant Jesus Church, 121 Allds St., in Nashua. All may please meet at church. Burial will be held in St. Francis Cemetery in Nashua. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations be made in Jeannette’s loving memory to Alzheimer’s Association,166 S. River Rd. #210, Bedford, NH 03110 or online at To share an online message of condolence or for directions, please visit THE DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME IN HUDSON IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.