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John Baranchak

May 4, 1940 ~ June 25, 2017 (age 77)


John Baranchak, 77, of Butler passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Butler Memorial Hospital.

Born May 4, 1940, he was a son of the late John E. Baranchak and Ruth Pelton Baranchak.

He was a 1958 graduate of Philipsburg High School in Philipsburg, PA.

He was an Electrician for I.B.E.W Local # 932. He was a longtime owner of J'S Bar in Lyndora, retiring in 2005.

He was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, French/Belgium Club, a lifetime member of the Slovak Club and the Italian Club.

Surviving is his wife, Dolores Rusnak Baranchak whom he married May 16, 1964.

2 sons: John M. (Angela) Baranchak of Butler and David B. (Staci) Baranchak of Raleigh, NC.

A daughter, Beth A. (Peter) Cordova of Boca Raton, FL.

Grandchildren: Matthew and Luke Baranchak, Dyllan and Macey Baranchak, Zac and Kaleina Cordova.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers and a sister.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001 from 5-8 pm Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 am Saturday at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean St. Butler, PA. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Butler.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul Roman Catholic Church or to the American Heart Association at P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL. 60693 or to the American Diabetes Association, 100 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA. 15219.

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