Mary D. Baran
Mary D. Baran, 91, died March 18, 2009 at RTA Hospice & Palliative Care in Payson. She was born in West Hazleton, Pa. and was the last surviving child of John and Mary Stashko.
Mrs. Baran was a resident of Bridgeton, N.J. for 59 years, where she was a seamstress and homemaker. Her greatest joys were her family, cooking, baking, sewing and crocheting. She could play a wicked game of cards and loved doing word puzzles. After retirement, she and her husband John spent the winters at their home in Mesa.
Mrs. Baran and her husband have resided at Rim Country Health and Retirement Community for the last three years.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 69 years, John; son, Ronald and his wife Diane of Payson; daughter, Mary Jane and her husband Bob of Delaware; son, Robert and his wife Sandra of New Jersey; five grandchildren, Ronald, Laura, Robert, Lisa and Julie; four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Private services will be held at a future date.