Richard J. Baransky, 74 of Allentown passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 17, 2021. He was the companion of Alice Crawford for over 38 years.
Ricard was born in Scranton on March 20, 1946, son of the late Stanley and Julia (Zarumba) Baransky.
He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and received a Bronze Star.
Richard graduated from Penn State who was a proud alumnus and had season tickets to their games.
He was a Bridge Inspector for the State of Pennsylvania.
He was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors: His Companion Alice Crawford of Allentown, her children Raymond of Greenville, SC and Debbie Zawadski wife of Carl of Allentown.
Service: Graveside Service with Military Honors on Thursday February 25, 2021 at 3PM at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Throop, PA. Funeral arrangements by the Sell-Herron Funeral Home Allentown, PA. www.Herronfuneralhomes.com
Contributions: Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church Scranton, PA.