Joan E. Baker

Joan E. Baker 87, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at her home. She was born in Porter Corners, NY on February 26, 1934 to Joseph and Clarabell Burton. Joan was the secretary for the Superintendent of the Saratoga Springs School District for many years. She enjoyed her flower gardens and feeding the birds. In her younger years she enjoyed traveling and went on many cruises with her family. Her greatest joy was her family and she treasured the time she spent with them.

She was predeceased by her children Ronald Baker, Jr., Joseph Baker, and Kathi Vincek, and her granddaughter Monica Vincek. Joan is survived by her son Kim Schyberg, Sr.; daughters Valerie Baker and Vickie Brown; grandchildren Kim, Cindy, Samantha, Kristi, Rebecca, Ron, Andrew, and Vanessa; brother Joseph Burton (Ellie); sister Joyce Woodard (Ed); and several great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10am Friday, November 19 at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial will follow in Middle Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours on Thursday, November 18 from 5pm to 7pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in memory of Joan may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Guest Book

Steve Caruso

Valerie, Andrew and the Baker family, my deepest condolences with the passing of your Mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

Carol (Older) Lang

So sorry for your family's loss, you mom was a sweetheart.

Maureen Taylor

Sincere sympathy to the family. So very sorry for your loss. In my thoughts and prayers.


Mom, I am so sorry that I wasn't there for you when you needed me the most! I will forever love you and miss you my beautiful Mama! You have been my whole world for so long, I don't know what I will do without you... Rest easy now Mom, Give Kathi, Ronnie & Joey a hug from me and we will all see each other again some day! For now, don't worry anymore, Val, Kim and I will always take care of each other!