Duane H. "Bake" Bakeman, Sr., age 71, of Lindley, NY passed on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. Mr. Bakeman was born October 3, 1946 in Corning, NY. He is the son of Richard C. and Madolyn (Harris) Bakeman.
Duane retired from Dresser Rand with 45 years of service. "Bake" as he was affectionately known by his friends and family will be remembered for his sense of humor and his love of family. Bake was a resultant man who was known to be a very inventive problem solver.
Bake enjoyed countless Sundays at local flea markets, spending time outdoors and socializing with friends.
He is survived by his three children: Duane (Kimberly) Bakeman, Jr. of Horseheads, Pamela (Richard) Post of Sayre, Pennsylvania, Bridget (Chad) Makowiec of Campbell; sister: Darla Neal of Lindley, longtime friend: Norma Whitmore of Owego; grandchildren: Jessica Bakeman, Kayla Stiles, Bryan Makowiec, Devon Bakeman, Dom Bakeman, Kena Bakeman, Maddie Bakeman, Brayden Post, Tabby Hilligus, Nathan Hilligus, Joe Post, Sydney Post; great grandchildren: Olivia, Liam, Rowan, Axton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be directed to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.
Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter-Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall St. Addison, NY on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 4:00pm-6:00pm.
Immediately following visitation, a dinner will be held at the Lindley Community Church, 9695 Morgan Creek Road, Lindley, NY.