Ethel L. Baker, a free-lance interior designer and an impressionist painter, died Monday at Sinai Hospital after a heart attack.
Services for Mrs. Baker, who was 70 and lived on Shellydale Drive in the Mount Washington area, were held Wednesday at Sol Levinson & Bros. funeral establishment.
She was born Ethel Lillien in Newark, N.J., and attended the Maryland College for Women and the the Maryland Institute College of Art. She also studied with Gladys Goldstein, a painter.
In addition to her own decorating work, Mrs. Baker was volunteerhostess and guide at Baltimore Symphony decorators' show houses.
She also volunteered for the New Democratic Coalition V and supported the House of Ruth and Planned Parenthood.
Mrs. Baker was an Orioles fan and liked to cook, especially baking desserts.
Her husband, Daniel S. Baker, is a retired pharmacist.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Richard H. Baker of Pikesville; a daughter, Nancy Sachs of Baltimore; a sister, Grace Blumberg of Stevenson; a brother, Richard Lillien of South Woodstock, Vt.; and five grandchildren.