Frederick A. Baker, 83, of Englewood, Fla., formerly of Venice, Fla., passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014.
He was born May 12, 1931, in Frankford, Del., and moved to the area in 1973, from Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Mr. Baker was the former owner of Adult Living Facilities in Venice and Nokomis, Fla., and the former owner of a motel in Delaware. He was a member of Elks and attended Church of Christ Venice.
Survivors include his wife, of 64 years, Colleen; daughter, Robin (Wayne) Vowell of Port Charlotte, Fla.; son, Brent of Port Charlotte; brother, Ken of Dagsboro, Del.; granddaughters, Amy Vowell of Port Charlotte, and Colleen Knowles of Frisco, Texas; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Church of Christ Venice, 4301 State Road 776, Venice, FL 34293 or TideWell Hospice Inc., 12050 North Access Road, Port Charlotte, FL 33981.
Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte.