first_imgA funeral service took place June 29 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City; for Lawrence Baker, Jr. He passed away June 21. He was born in Jersey City to the late Lawrence Sr. and Nettie Baker. He was educated in the Jersey City public school system and attended Snyder High school. Lawrence served in the United States Army and received an honorable discharge. He was employed with CRT Railroad and the United States Post Office before his 27 year tenure at the New Jersey Parking Authority where he retired as a lieutenant. He is survived by his wife Edna Baker, son Yusuf Ali, daughter Yolanda Scott, grandchildren Dangelio Scott, Michael Harris, Ashley Hartley and great-granddaughter Ashuareah McCorvey, sister Maureen Baker, brothers Michael and Kenneth Baker, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Lawrence was predeceased by his brother Kenneth Baker.Services arranged by the Jackson Funeral Residence, Jersey City.last_img read more