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Thelma Grace (Frye) "Betty" Harrold Baker

October 24, 1922 ~ May 10, 2019 (age 96)

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Thelma Grace “Betty” Frye Harrold Baker, 96 of South Huntingdon Twp., died peacefully,

early Friday morning, May 10, 2019, in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital, with her family at her side.

She was born October 24, 1922 in Indianapolis, IN, the daughter of the late Andrew E. and Altha Virginia Ayers Frye.

Betty was Protestant by faith. She attained her GED and was trained as a Geriatric Technician at Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg, where she was employed from 1969 – 1985. She was a Cub Scout Leader for Troop #170, of Ruffsdale and a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader for Tarrs.

Betty is gone from our lives but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her,

 Her loving and devoted children:

Pastor Troy R. Harrold and wife Faye of York, Pa.

Margaret L. “Peggy” Baker of Connellsville

William B. Baker and wife Laurie of Smithton

Mary E. Baughman of New York

Her Stepdaughter:

Barb Downey and husband Floyd of Saltsburg

Her Grandchildren:

Jeff, Corie, Kristi, Larry, Jr., Jennifer, Jim, David, Lynne and Melissa

Her Great Grandchildren:

Megan, Cassie, Jessica, Kiera, Delaney, Leighton, Eric, Deacon and Eliza

Her Great-Great Grandchild:


In addition to her parents, Betty will once again be reunited with:

Her 1st Husband: Braden W. Harrold (Feb. 17, 1947)

Her 2nd Husband: Harry F. Baker (Nov. 2, 2009)

Son: Harry F. Baker, Jr. (June 18, 1977)

Son: Larry B. Baker (April 1, 2006)

Daughter: Linda Sue Baker (July 26, 1949)

Stepdaughter: Sarah E. Baker (June 1952)

Five Sisters and Three Brothers

Her Son-in-law: Clifton F. Baughman (June 5, 2011)

Family and Friends of Betty are cordially invited to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Monday from 2 – 4PM & 6 -8PM and Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 the hour of her Funeral Service, with her Son, Pastor Troy Harrold, LLPUMC,(Retired) and Pastor Ken Sommerfeldt of Olive Branch Baptist Church, Belle Vernon, Co-officating.

Committal Services and Interment will follow in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Tarrs.

 The family would like to extend their appreciation to Dr. Waas, Lynn, Latrobe Hospice and Dr. Madaan for their exemplary care and compassion shown to Betty and her Family.

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