“EJ” married to Paul Kearns for 31 years. Daughter of Edward and Wilma Bakker. Survived by her son Eddie Croce and wife Colleen and two grandchildren Collin and Cassidy. Also survived by her sister’s Lori Ann Tromba , Noel Bakker Del Borgo and her brother Edward Buddy Bakker. EJ was a lifelong resident of Larchmont/New Rochelle. Graduate of Mamaroneck High School. EJ served for many years as a member of VAC in the Town of Mamaroneck, a member and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary for decades. EJ was a beloved NY Yankee fan and most looked forward to her trips to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Due to our current pandemic situation, a private immediate family gathering will be held. A celebration of EJ’s life will be held for family and friends at a later date to be determined.