Joseph Baiduk, 76, of Taylor, died on Wednesday at home. His beloved wife, the former Eunice J., died May 18, 2001.
Born in Taylor, he was the son of the late John and Catherine Kulbida Baiduk. Joe faithfully served our country with the Marines. Throughout his life, he worked as a carpenter. After retirement, Joe loved to work in his garden, fish, hunt and enjoy nature by taking daily walks at McDade Park.
Surviving are a sister, Dolores Dominguez, Milford, Conn.; eight nieces, Linda Dominguez, Jean Cammarano, Pat Monk, Sharon Smith, Debbie Pavlowski, Lori Roani, Laura Chambers, Diane Pfierer; and three nephews, Anthony Dominguez, David Gable and Richard Baiduk.
He was also preceded in death by brothers, John, Richard and Charles; and a sister, Jean Gable.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., Taylor, with a blessing by the Rev. Francis L. Pauselli, Divine Mercy Parish. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Old Forge.
Friends may call Monday 5-7 p.m. .