Susan K. Baranski

August 25, 1952 - October 3, 2012

08/25/1952 - 10/03/2012

BARANSKI, Susan K. “Susie”, 60, of Bellaire, Ohio, formerly of East Wheeling, died Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at home.

She was born August 25, 1952, a daughter to the late John and Edie Kotlas.

Susan was a graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School. She was a devoted wife and mother and truly enjoyed the simple pleasures of life such as spending time with her family and playing poker. She also loved to fish. She was a member of St. Johns Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Kotlas, and step-son Joseph Baranski.

Surviving are her loving husband, Stanley Baranski of Bellaire, OH; two sons, Brian Jamie Phillips of Wheeling, and Brent Jessica Phillips of Bellaire; one step-daughter, Melissa Matt Schrebe of Wheeling; one step-son, Craig Nancy Baranski of Wheeling; nine grandchildren, Jorden, Tyler, and Jaela Phillps, Matthew, Ryan, Marissa and Courtney Schrebe, and Mitchell and Abigail Baranski; nephews, Michael Kotlas of Ind., and Bobbie Kotlas of Cincinatti, Ohio; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends will be received Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral, Wheeling, with Msgr. Kevin Quirk as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

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Pete Wiggins
7 years ago

I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom and know she was very proud of her boys. If there is anything we can do for you just hollar at us. Stan this goes for you also. Take care and remember all the good times you have in your heart! She will be with you all every day watching over all of you! Rest in peace Suzie knowing you left foot prints in this world with your boys and thier familys.

Bud and Maureen Lotz
7 years ago

Stanley and Family. Wishing you comfort in the beautiful memories of the one who meant so much to you. With Deepest Sympathy.