Andrew Baransky

Obituary of Andrew T. Baransky

Andrew T. Baransky, 87 of Jessup passed away Friday at Abington Manor after an illness. His wife of 47 years was the former Regina Langan who died on October 21,2005. Born in Throop, he was the son of the late Andrew M. and Helen Berta Baransky. He attended grade school in Swoyersville and Scranton and was a graduate of the former Scranton Technical High School. He enlisted in the US Air Force serving four years, two and a half of which were served in Japan. He retired from the US Postal Service after 34 plus years. He served many positions in the local union and retired as Clerk Craft Director. After his retirement he served as Legislative Director for 10 years. He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Archbald #2048, and was the Color Corp Commander. He was also a third degree member of the Jessup Council #10729. He was a recipient of the Legion of Honor Award by the Chapel of the Four Chaplain's in 2007. He was a volunteer of both the Cemetery Committee Board and the Cemetery staff. He co-founded the Postal Retiree's Breakfast Club. Surviving are two sons, Andrew and wife Blanche, Clarks Summit and Frank, Jessup, and a daughter Master Chief Petty Officer Patrice Frede, active duty and husband Pete, Greenville, NC. a granddaughter, Shannon Baransky and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother Joseph. The funeral and burial will be private due to the Corona Virus. Arrangements are under the care of the Louis M. Margotta Funeral Home. For online condolences visit funeral home website.
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