Thomas Joseph "Tom" Baranowski

May 31, 1929 ~ January 4, 2014

Tom Baranowski, 84, passed away Jan. 4, 2014 in Vancouver, WA. He was born in Shenandoah, PA to Anthony and Kathryn Baranowski.
Tom served his country in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years and ended his working years as a loan officer for the State of Oregon, Veterans Affairs.
Tom loved his family, fishing, fuchsias, gardening and beer (and not necessarily in that order). Some of his most favorite times were working with "the boys" at the Elk bike shop, repairing and fixing up bikes for kids. He also made many of us beautiful canes and walking sticks.
Tom is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Dorothy; beloved big sister, Gerts; daughters, Denise (Rick) Schacter, Edie (Victoria) and Sue; fuzzy son, Lucky; grandsons, Sam (Helena) Clowers and Kyle; great-grandchildren, Amya, Sadat and Amelia; and also special friends in his heart, the Schiefelbeins, Steve Hale, and the Noakes family.
"We will always love and miss you Dad.
Na zdrowie Mr. B."
Our family's thanks to the PeaceHealth Medical Center staff that hard day and also for the hardworking staff at Cascade Inn.
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Published in The Columbian on Jan. 12, 2014