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Doreal “Don” Baker

February 28, 1942 ~ February 15, 2019 (age 76)

Doreal “Don” Baker, 76, of New Portland, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at EMMC in Bangor with his loved ones by his side after a battle with pneumonia. 

He was born Feb. 28, 1942, in Winterport, to Elwyn "Earl" and Doris (Clark) Baker. He was a graduate of Winterport High School.

Don is survived by his soul-mate, Danielle Rawson; a daughter, Dorilyn Whitten and her husband, Kent, of East Waterboro; a son, Dalton Baker, of Troy; his grandchildren, Meghan Dube and her husband, Gabriel, Jacob Whitten and his wife, Gloria, Patrick Whitten, and Jennifer Whitten; great-granddaughter, Ava Dube. He is also survived by his sister, Gloria Harriman of Winterport; his brother, Earl Baker of Frankfort; a special niece Diane (Harriman) Philbrook; as well as several nieces and nephews. Don will be dearly missed by Angus and Ginette Austin, Claude Chouinard, Ivan Chouinard and Pat Smoke, David and Lynda Pinkham.

He was predeceased by his parents, sisters Vernice Newcomb and Theola Doak.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Giberson Funeral Home, 40 Maple St, Madison.

Don loved hunting, fishing, and boating; for this reason the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Maine Youth Fish & Game, P.O. Box 337, Stillwater, Maine 04489

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Giberson Funeral Home and Cremation Services. To leave a condolence for the family and to view the online obituary, please visit

Donations may be made to:

Maine Youth Fish & Game
P.O. Box 337, Stillwater ME 04489

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