Alice M. Baker, a cook for Meals on Wheels and later a health care aide for Staff Builders Health Care Services, died Monday in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a lengthy illness. She was 56.
Born Alice Orsi in Niagara Falls, she lived her entire life here and attended local schools.
Survivors include two daughters, Deborah J. Baker of Niagara Falls and Tricia M. Valeri of Wheatfield; a son, Robert E. II of Syracuse; four sisters, Mary Ann Pletscher, Carole Quarantillo and Joyce Orsi, all of Niagara Falls, and Eileen Babicki of Havelock, N.C.; a brother, Frank Orsi of Niagara Falls; and six grandchildren.
Services will be at 8 p.m. Thursday in M.J. Colucci & Son Niagara Chapel, 2730 Military Road, Town of Niagara. Burial will be private.