Timothy Baker, 45, Was Resident of West Tisbury

Timothy Daniel Baker, 45, of West Tisbury, died Friday, Feb. 13, after a long battle with cancer at the Vineyard Haven home of his dear friends, Greg and Leslie Williamson.

Mr. Baker was born in Hyannis and lived in Falmouth until moving to the Vineyard when he was 13. He was a 1978 graduate of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School. He was employed for many years by Ed and Betty Cottle at the Cottle Lumber Yard in West Tisbury. He loved boating, automobiles and spending time with his extended families.

He is survived by his beloved mother, Catherine A. (Kitty) Baker of Falmouth, and was the son of the late Sumner G. Baker. He is also survived by three sisters, Shelley Baker-Vance of Oak Bluffs, Penny Grossman of Yarmouth and Cindy Doane of Centerville; a brother, Jeffrey Baker of Vineyard Haven, and his uncle, Richard Baker of Falmouth.

A memorial service was held at the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Timothy's memory may be made to the Hospice of Martha's Vineyard, P.O. Box 2549, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.