Cathy Westbrook Baker

Cathy Elaine Baker

May 4, 1953 – December 9, 2023

Cathy Elaine (Westbrook) Baker, age 70 of Utica passed away Saturday December 9th, 2023 at Licking Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family.

Cathy was born May 4th, 1953 in Newark, Ohio to the late Earl O. and Hazel I. (Wright) Westbrook.

Cathy attended Newark Senior High School and Mid-East Career & Technology Center of Zanesville where she obtained her Nursing degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Cathy was a nurse for 34 years and retired in 2012. She wanted to continue helping others and returned to work and was recently employed with Hearth Brook Assisted Living facility in Newark.

Cathy is survived by her son, Gregory (Kala) Moore, daughter, Tracey (Rick) Mayle, son, Michael Baker, son,Travis Baker; grandchildren, Aeriel, Wyatt, Khila, James, Emily, Landon, Ryan, Khloe and Ella Grace and her beloved grand dogs, Phineas & Lola and her nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Cathy was preceded in death by her sister, Judith Brown and brother, Ronald Westbrook.

Friends and family may call from 4-8pm on Friday, December 15, 2023 at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.

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Celebration Of Life : sympathies and prayers to family and friends of Cathy (Westbrook) Baker from the Class of 1971.

Rest in Peace Cathy.

Celebration of Life / Cathy Elaine Baker