Alfred J. Baranowski, 87, of Larksville, died Monday, July 8, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
He was born in Plymouth, a son of the late Anthony and Rose Baranowski. He attended Lehman area 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 both saltwater and freshwater fishing. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion Post 655, 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.
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 family thanks all the doctors and nurses that cared for Al during his illness at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. The family also thanks Al's next-door neighbors, Phil and Sandy, for all the love and care that they provided to him over the past years. God bless!
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey 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 PNC Cemetery, Lehman Township. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.