Betty L. Lockard Baranowski, 79, formerly of Old Forge, entered eternal rest on Thursday at Allied Skilled Nursing. Her beloved husband, Samuel died in 1978.
Born in Altoona, PA, daughter of the late LeRoy and Elizabeth DeVore Lockard. Throughout her life, Betty was employed in the manufacturing industry and raising her family. She was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, at Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge. Her grandchildren were the center o f her life and she enjoyed crocheting many things which will be cherished by them.
Surviving are a daughter, Sylvia Marhelski and husband, James, Old Forge; a son, James Baranowski and wife, Karen, Ransom; four grandchildren, Corey Baranowski and companion, Lisa, Alex Marhelski and wife, Trisha, Jamie Green and husband, David and Kelly Marhelski,; eight great grandchildren; two sisters, Marian Donovan, Scranton and Rita Schrader, North Carolina; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters.
Family and friends are invited to attend Betty’s funeral, which will begin on Monday at 9:15 AM from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, at Prince of Peace Parish,123 W. Grace St. Old Forge, to be celebrated by the Rev. August A. Ricciardi. Family and Friends may call Sunday 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Interment, private St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Old Forge.
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