Formerly of Dunellen, NJ – Erica (Baker) Hernandez, 41, passed away suddenly at her home in New Providence. Born in Plainfield to Richard Baker and the late Coleen M. O’Hara, She was a lifetime resident of Dunellen prior to settling in New Providence.
Most recently, Erica was a cashier and deli manager for Quick Check in Middlesex. She loved to dance, sing, and laugh and could always be found joking around. She was an avid animal lover, especially her dog Brady. A very spiritual person, she was loved by everyone who knew her, especially her close friends.
Predeceased by her mother Coleen, sister Jessica Marie Baker and nephew Gage McCabe, Erica leaves behind her children; Merissa Renee and Sebastian, father Richard Baker of Dunellen, sisters; Shannon and Christina (fiancé Peter Ram) and her longtime boyfriend, Paul Scappetto.
Visitation will be at Piscataway Funeral Home, 18 Stelton Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 on Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 3pm until 4pm. At the request of the family, cremation will be privately.