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Joseph W Baranowski

April 20, 1965 ~ April 8, 2017 (age 51)

Joseph W. Baranowski, age 51, died suddenly in his home in East Hampton, Connecticut, on April 8th, 2017. Born April 20th, 1965 in Waterbury, Connecticut, he was raised in Naugatuck and he graduated from Naugatuck High School, Central Connecticut State University.

Joe was formerly employed as a retirement planner for New England municipal employees for the Hartford Insurance company. Joe loved adventure and the outdoors, especially mountain biking, snowmobiling, marathons, triathlons and all watersports on Lake Pocotopaug. He was a car enthusiast and loved going for rides on his motorcycle. 

He was the life of every party and loved to entertain all of us with his jokes and magic tricks. He was known for his good deeds, shoveling out neighbors, taking youth under his wing and being an amazing friend to everyone that he was close to. Joe loved animals especially his cats, Bailey and Gee with all his heart.

Joe is predeceased by his parents, Ziegmont and Helen Baranowski.  He is survived by his brothers and their spouses, Stephen and Nancy Baranowski of Oxford, Connecticut, and Thomas and Sharon Baranowski of Southbury, Connecticut. He is also survived by his four nieces, Cheryl Craig, Lisa Serino, Lauren Baranowski and Kristen Baranowski and one great niece, Abigail Serino.

A calling hour will be held on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:30am to 10:30am at Spencer Funeral Home located at 112 Main Street, East Hampton, CT, 06424.

A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 11AM on Saturday April 22nd in St. Patrick Church 47 W High St, East Hampton, CT 06424.Memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s honor to Cat Tales, PO Box 901, Middletown, CT 06457. To leave online condolences please visit

 Service Information

April 22, 2017

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Spencer Funeral Home
112 Main Street
East Hampton, CT 06424

Funeral Liturgy
April 22, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Patrick Church
West High St
East Hampton, CT 06424

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