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Janina S. "Jeannette" Baran


Janina "Jeannette" S. Baran, 86, of Taneytown, died peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.

Born Jan. 19, 1923, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Karolina (Klamut) Wesolowski. She was predeceased by her husband, Max A. Baran, in 1973.

Janina was a communicant of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Taneytown, and a member of the Sodality. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are sons Raymond Baran and wife, Mary, of Littlestown, Pa., Norman Baran and wife, Yvonne, of Elkridge, Thomas Baran and wife, Jeannie, of Taneytown, John Baran and wife, Linda, of Ellicott City; grandchildren David Baran and wife, Stacy, Gabriel Baran and wife, Angela, Stephen Baran, James Baran, Timothy Baran and wife, Crissy, and Anna Baran; great-grandchildren Andrew and Matthew Baran; sister Cecelia Nedzel of Elkridge; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Timothy Baran, and by brothers, Chester Johns and Alfred Wesolowski.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Taneytown, with Msgr. Martin E. Feild as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown, where a prayer service will begin at 8:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to either St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 44 Frederick St., Taneytown, MD 21787; or to the , P.O. Box 5216 Glen Allen, VA 23058.

Online condolences may be made to the family at MyersDurborawFH.com.

Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Jan. 5, 2010
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