H. Bruce Baldwin,
86, of Lorraine Street, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, at his
home under the care of his family.
The funeral will be 2 pm Friday, Jan. 4, at the Carpenter-Stoodley
Funeral Home, Belleville, with Rev. Mary Drake, Pastor of
the Mannsville United Methodist Church. Spring burial will
be in Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville. There are no calling
Born Aug. 1, 1926, in Mannsville, a son of Walter P. and
Mary Pryor Baldwin, he lived most of his life in Mannsville.
Following his graduation from Syracuse University, he
married Jane Taylor on June 15, 1949, in the town of
Between 1949 and 1956, he and his wife lived in Hancock and
Mohawk, NY where he taught sciences at Hancock Central
School and Mohawk Central School before returning home to
live at the family home in Mannsville in 1956. He then
taught sciences at Mannsville Manor Central School and South
Jefferson Central School until his retirement in 1981.
Mr. Baldwin also owned and operated the Lookout Tower
Restaurant in Henderson for a short time and a small
insurance business from his home in Mannsville for many
Throughout his life, he was active in community affairs
serving on the cemetery board and the Mannsville Methodist
He enjoyed boating in Henderson Harbor, snowmobiling in the
area and supporting Syracuse University sports.
After his retirement, he and his wife enjoyed traveling
throughout the United States and abroad.
Surviving are his daughters, Gail and Charles Vaadi,
Mannsville, Cynthia Baldwin and her husband, Samuel Black,
Leverett, Mass., Janice and her husband, Edward Burns, Sandy
Creek; a son, Jerry, and his wife, Kathy, Pierrepont Manor;
11 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
His wife, Jane, two sisters, Dorothy Pirello and Arlene
Domres, and a brother, Howard Baldwin, all died before him.
Contributions may be made to the Mannsville UMC, PO Box 380,
Mannsville, NY 13661.
To sign the online guestbook and make expressions of
sympathy, go to carpenterstoodley.com.
Information provided by Carpenter-Stoodley
Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.