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Obituary for Joseph Kenneth Baxter

BAXTER, Joseph Kenneth
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Joseph on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, in his 91st year. Son of the late Digby and Viola Baxter (nee Handspiker). Beloved husband of the late Joan Baxter (nee Gillespie). Loving father to Susan DesRochers (Robert), Penny Baxter, Tina Scharley (Douglas), Jennifer Baxter, Paul Baxter (Julie), Christopher Baxter, and Peter Baxter. Predeceased by his sister Pauline and brothers Edward, Bernard and James. Joseph will be dearly missed by his 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 1 great great granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews. In keeping with the family’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Ave., Belleville (613-968-5080). A private family graveside service will take place at the Belleville Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. To share memories of Joseph and for online condolences, please visit