In Memoriam – Scott Bakker 1990 – 2019
We lost a young member of our club after a very courageous battle with cancer. He recently realized a bucket wish of attending a Niagara Region HPDE.
Scott Jacob Bakker, age 28, passed away at his home on Sunday, June 9th, 2019 surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Scott was born on July 2nd, 1990, to Han and Paula (Colantonio) Bakker. He graduated from Alexander High School and Alfred State College with a degree in construction management. Scott loved the Yankees and going fast, whether it was in his Porsche or on one of his motorcycles. He loved being outdoors, hiking and kayaking. Scott loved all animals, especially his beloved rescue dog, Cupboard (Cubby) J. Cupboardson-Bakker, his extended family’s dogs, and any dog that had a Facebook fundraiser.
Scott is survived by his parents, Han and Paula Bakker; brother, John Bakker; sister, Melissa (Brant) Penman; grandmother, Josephine Kozlowski; adored niece, Eva; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Carl Colantonio, and paternal grandparents, Broer and Jannie Bakker.
Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday June 13th from 4:00-8:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Funeral Services will be held privately for the family.
In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Genesee County Animal Shelter http://www.vol4animals.org/ or the ASPCA www.aspca.org. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com