Beloved in Christ:
With great sadness and hope in the resurrection, I am passing on the news of the falling asleep in the Lord of Deacon Mark Baker on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Deacon Mark has been serving at St. George in Portland, Oregon since March of 2017 and served at St. James Church in Modesto, California for several years prior to that. Many of you will remember Deacon Mark from our Diocesan Clergy Seminars.
The funeral service will be at St. George Church in Portland on Wednesday, May 23 at 12 Noon followed by the Meal of Mercy. The internment will follow at 3 PM at Lincoln Memorial Park.
In addition to praying for his soul, please remember Deacon Mark’s wife, Richone Mary, and his children, Shiloh, Sarah, Martin and Shelly-Anne, in your prayers.
In Christ, Who is our resurrection and our life,
Father Michael Habib
Pacific Northwest Deanery
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