BAKER, Loran Wilfred


Age 85 of Farmington, Lunenburg Co., passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Born in Farmington, he was a son of the late, Orman and Louetta (Crouse) Baker.

He is survived by wife, Irene; sons, Kenton (Betty), Bridgewater; Marty (Lisa), Greenwood; Dwayne (Patricia), New Germany; daughter, Connie (Barry) Reinhardt, Lower Branch; grandchildren, Ryan Baker, Sarah Reinhardt; great-grandchild, Trenton Baker; brother, Carmen, Farmington.

He was predeceased by five brothers and five sisters.

At an early age, Loran was a self-taught musician, juggler, roper, and animal trainer. Most of his working life was spent in carnivals and touring bands- most notably, as bassist of CBC’s Countrytime, during the 1970s.

A private graveside service will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 35 York Street, Bridgewater, where online condolences may be made by visiting

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