Helen A. Kupka Baker

SALEM — Helen A. Kupka Baker, 80, passed away Thursday July 29, 2021 at Salem Regional Hospital from natural causes.

She was born Oct. 23, 1940 in Salem, Ohio, daughter of the late Stephen G. and Helen (Sydlick) Kupka.

She worked at the Century House in Salem as a STNA and had also worked as a legal secretary at local law firms.

Helen was a member of St Paul Catholic Church, a 1958 graduate of Salem High School, and earned an Associate degree in hospitality management at Akron University. She enjoyed trips to Mountaineer with her daughter and was involved in many social activities. She especially loved going to her diet club, R-Weigh, and the Salem Eagles.

Survivors include her sons, Ernest D. Baker Jr. of Washingtonville and Stephen (Toni) Baker of Salem, and a daughter, Terese (Thomas) Mohn of Girard; her siblings, Edward Kupka of Calcutta and Eleanor (Joseph) Bell of Lake Milton; and grandchildren, Stasia Floor, Stephen Baker, Alexis Mohn and Thomas Mohn Jr.

Helen was preceded in death by four brothers, Bonaventure, Joseph, Robert and Stephen Kupka, and sisters Irene Arnold and Margaret Lindberg.

Calling Hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at Stark Memorial Funeral Home in Salem Ohio. No other services are being held. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery in Salem.

The family requests visitors please wear a mask and practice social distancing

If unable to attend you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.

Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services. To view Helen’s obituary, send flowers or condolences, visit www.starkmemorial.com.