Robin Lynn Lafon

Robin Lynn Lafon

Robin Lynn Lafon, 58, of Franklin passed away on March 27, 2024 at UPMC Northwest.

Born in Franklin on December 19, 1965, she was the daughter of Elaine (Spencer) Baker-Fry, who survives, and the late Gerald Baker.

She was a medical records analyst at The Caring Place and was one of the directors of the Starlite Xpress Baton Group. She was known for her incredible desserts and was an expert caramel apple dipper. She had a keen sense of creativity for personalizing invitations and creating decorations for special events for her family. When Robin was younger, she enjoyed riding horses and was a 4-H member and went to the 4-H state competition with her horse. Most of all, though, she loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory along with her mother, Elaine, of Franklin are her children, Christopher Baughman and his wife, Amber, of Grove City, Brent Baughman of Franklin, Shani Smith and her husband, Bryan, of Franklin and Lyndsie Mitchell and her husband, Caine, of Kennerdell; her grandchildren, Ethan and Lainey Baughman both of Grove City, Adalynn and Henleigh Smith both of Franklin, and Eliott and Ella Lafon and Farryn and Freya Mitchell all of Kennerdell; her twin brother, Randy Phillips of Franklin and her brother, Jeremy Baker and his wife, Tracy, of Franklin; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her step-father, Danny Fry.

Family and friends are invited to visit the Gardinier-Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin, PA on Monday, April 1, 2024, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Funeral services for Robin will be held at the funeral home immediately following the visitation on Monday at 1:00 pm with Rev. Dr. Darrell Greenawalt, Pastor of Christ United Methodist Church, officiating.

Robin will be laid to rest at Cooperstown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be sent in Robin’s name for her grandchildren to the Gardinier-Warren Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin, PA. 16323.

Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Robin’s book of memories online at

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