Renee M. (Grazier) Baker, 45, passed away on October 11, 2020, in her Lower Burrell home after her courageous battle with cancer. At the time of her passing, she was surrounded by her beloved family and cherished friends. Renee was born on October 9, 1975, in New Kensington, Pa. She is survived by her beloved daughter Tamira J. Rakes, who was her forever faithful "left hand" and best friend, and her loving and supporting husband, Wayne E. Baker.
In addition to her husband and daughter, Renee is also survived by her father, Stanley "Bob" Grazier, stepfather Walter "Butch" King, sisters Heather J. (John) Mcgovern, and Sherrie L. (Alan) Vernon, a stepbrother Shawn (Jennifer) King; nieces Haley Oglietti and Jay-cee (Andrew) Bowers, a nephew Matthew Betts; and many other great-nieces and nephews. Renee was preceded in death by her dear mother, Jean Ann King.
Renee will be remembered for her unconditional thoughtfulness, loving spirit, and signature laugh. Her presence was infectious, and the room would light up when she entered. She was a compassionate caregiver and loved helping others. Renee especially loved her animals, notably her rescue pit bull "Honey," that will be laid to rest with her.
Family and friends are welcome at RJ Slater IV Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1000 Freeport Rd, New Kensington, on Wednesday from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm. followed by a service at 7:00 pm at the Funeral Home. Due to the current social restrictions and respect for the family, please wear a mask and practice social distancing. A private burial will take place at Greenwood M.P. Lower Burrell. Online condolences can be made at www.rjslater.com.