Rochester: June 8th 2018, 29 years old passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Predeceased by his mother, Lori Cropo; grandfather, Robert Mulholland; uncle, Jerry Schlageter and many fellow soldiers in the US Army.
Survived by his father and mother Steven Sr. and Kelly Baker; daughter, Mia Baker; brothers, Justin Cropo, Travis Baker, Sam Baker; sister, Jennifer Baker; nephew, Angelo Martinez; loving girlfriend, Olivia Conrad and her children Shane and Lydia Conrad; many aunts uncles and cousins.
Steven was a retired Sargent for the US Army and Served his country in Afghanistan. He was a highly decorated soldier who earned two Purple Hearts that were never awarded also survived by his long time friend and fellow soldier Tim Mefferd who set up a go fund me page to have Steven flown home to his final resting place in his home town Rochester NY.
Family will receive friends 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM Thursday, June 14, 2018 at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 2636 Ridgeway Ave. Skip's Funeral Mass will be held 9:30 AM Friday, June 15, 2018 at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mount Read Blvd. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 2461 Lake Avenue.
Contributions may be made to: Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, 1970 Golf Street, Sarasota, FL, 34236.