|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2012|
Rev. Joseph M. Baraniewicz, OSFS
Fr Joseph Baraniewicz, 82, died Friday, February 24, 2012, at Annecy Hall, Childs, MD.
Fr Baraniewicz attended Catholic University of America, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, and Georgetown University. Ordained at Fribourg in 1957, he taught chemistry and physics at Bishop Duffy High School, Niagara Falls, NY, ethics courses at Mary Manse College, and second-year Russian at Toledo University. From 1958 until 1962, Father Baron, as he was affectionately known, taught chemistry, French and Russian at St. Francis de Sales High School, Toledo.
Fr Baraniewicz left St. Francis in 1962 to teach at Judge Memorial High School in Salt Lake City. After teaching there for 12 years, he was an assistant at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Price, Utah, and later at St. James the Greater Catholic Church in Vernal, Utah. He returned to the area in 1991 to become chaplain at the Adrian Dominican Convent in Michigan, where he stayed until he retired in 2001.
Fr Baraniewicz took up baking bread as a hobby in the early 1960s and was featured in The Blade in 1974 for his culinary skills. He served as a regular assistant in two Toledo parishes and two parishes in Michigan. Many of his talents included providing foreign language translations, electrical repairs, and baking bread.
Son of the late Michael and Victoria Baraniewicz, Father is survived by his sister, Stella Brzyski, Cape May, NJ.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 4:30 p.m., Monday, February 27, 2012, at Our Lady of Light Chapel, 1120 Blue Ball Road, Childs, MD, where visitation will be from 2-4:15 p.m. Interment will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, February 28, in Oblate Cemetery, Childs.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, P.O. Box 87, Childs, MD 21916-0087.
Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 15, 2012
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Rest In Peace, Father Joseph!|
Added: Aug. 15, 2013