Stanley Robert Baker

June 18, 1945 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 75)


Stanley “Muggs” Robert Baker, 75, of Elkland, passed away Wednesday November 18, 2020 at UPMC Soldiers and Sailors in Wellsboro. He was born June 18, 1945 in Corning, NY to Floyd and Nellie (Vangordon) Baker. Muggs was an accomplished carpenter and worked building homes. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking, deep sea fishing, hunting for ginseng, he panned and mined for gold, and enjoyed painting. He was an avid RV’er and travelled extensively. Stan was also a notorious storyteller and loved to make people wonder whether he was telling the truth.

Muggs is survived by two sons: David Baker (Christine) of Rochester, NY and Shawn Baker of Corning, NY; two daughters: Yvonne Snyder of Westfield and Melissa Endrina (Tony) of Jacksonville, FL; 18 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; a brother: Hugh Knowles (Caroline) of Greenwood, NY; and a sister: Josephine Calvario of Elkland. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son:  Michael Robert Baker, a brother:  Floyd Baker, JR., two sisters: Shirley Washburn and Gail Oberther, and a son-in-law Jack Snyder.

His family has entrusted his arrangements to the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home 139 Main Street Wellsboro, PA, and will pay tribute to Stan’s life with a memorial service at a later date. To share a memory or condolence with his family visit

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