DALLAS - Walter Frank Baranowski, 49, of 1738 Rhyne Road, died June 2, 2013.
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He was born in Steubenville, Ohio, son of the late Walter and Clara Virginia Harris Baranowski.
He was preceded in death by his sister Marlene Simons. He was an active member of the Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church, an active member of the Knights of Columbus, the first Scoutmaster and founder of Boy Scout Troop #61 at Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church and helped start the monthly pancake breakfast.
He is survived by his wife Paula Mary Baranowski; six children, Walter Joseph Baranowski and wife Nicole of West Virginia, Stephanie Baranowski and fiancé Zach Beynon of West Virginia, and Rachael, Patricia, Anna Mae and Michael Baranowski all of the home; one grandchild Troy Baranowski.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Baranowski will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church in Bel-mont with Father Frank Cancro officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Condolence messages may be left at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.
Woodlawn Funeral Home
375 Woodlawn Avenue Mount Holly, NC 28120
Published in Gaston Gazette on June 4, 2013