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Elaine Bluma Baker



Elaine Bluma Baker, 89, of Commerce Township, Michigan, died on 19 December 2020.

The Funeral was A PRIVATE FAMILY SERVICE on Monday, 21 December 2020 at 11:00 AM .

Rabbi Jennifer Kaluzny officiated.

Click to watch a video of the recorded service.

Elaine B. Baker, 89, died December 19, 2020 at West Hickory Haven Nursing Home from Covid-19. She was born May 1, 1931 to Isedor and Esther (Karsinovich) Chernoff.

Elaine graduated from Central High School, Detroit, Michigan, Class of 1949. She worked at Henry Ford Hospital in Dietary Services. In 1949 she married Leonard Kahrnoff who pre-deceased her in 1980. She married Mort Baker in 1985and he pre-deceased her in 1992.

Elaine loved to entertain her friends. She enjoyed playing Bridge and Mahjong. She loved animals. She lived for several years in Sarasota, Florida. She moved back to West Bloomfield in 2011 and lived in the Hechtman Senior Apartments.

She was also pre-deceased by her sisters Gertrude Silverman, Libby Cherkinsky and Anna Chernoff.

She is survived by her daughter Jill S. Dunn (Craig) Carmel, Indiana, son, Les M. Kahrnoff (Loren) Sarasota, Florida and daughter, Cynthia A. Kahrnoff, Commerce Twp., Michigan. She is also survived by her loving nephew Edward Cherkinsky and his wife Barbara.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Ryan S. Dunn, Erin L. Dunn, Breanne R. Rudd, (Jeff) and Jeremy L. Dunn.

Metro Detroit’s Jewish funeral homes have agreed that families should follow the directive of Centers for Disease Control and restrict the size of gatherings to no more than 25.

For now, in-person funeral attendance will be limited to only immediate family. Otherwise, funerals may be viewed live and recorded on chapel websites.

Together, we thank the community for understanding during this unusual and challenging time.



It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Elaine Bluma Baker may do so by making a contribution to:

Jewish Senior Life- Hechtman Apartments
6700 West Maple Rd
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
248-661-5220
http://jslmi.org
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or
Michigan Humane Society
30300 Telegraph Road Suite 220
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
248-283-1000
https://www.michiganhumane.org/tributes/
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