Alfred J. Baranowski, 87, of Larksville died Monday, July 8, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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He was born in Plymouth, son of the late Anthony and Rose Baranowski. He attended Lehman Township schools, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
Al retired from the shipping department of Albert Verley and Co., South Plainfield, N.J.
Al was an avid fisherman, who enjoyed saltwater and freshwater fishing.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion Post 655 in Larksville. He was also a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Larksville.
Al was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 50 years, the former Frances Lapinski; brothers, Edward, Tony and Leo; sisters, Marian, Joan, Valerie and Alexandra; and his beloved dog, Holly.
The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses that cared for Al during his illness at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. The family would also like to thank Al's next-door neighbors, Phil and Sandy, for all the love and care that they provided to Al over the past years. God bless!
He is survived by his sons, Alfred Baranowski Jr. and Gary Baranowski; daughter, Rose Kuebler; seven grandchildren; brother, Stanley Baranowski; and sisters, Rosalyn Driscoll and Ruth Bell.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday from Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerby Ave., Kingston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Resurrection of the Lord Polish National Catholic Cemetery, Lehman Township. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
A J Kopicki Funeral Home
263 Zerbey Ave Kingston, PA 18704
Published in Citizens' Voice on July 10, 2013