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Walter Baran Jr.

Walter Baran Jr. of Chalfont formerly of Hatboro died peacefully on Sunday Sept. 3, 2023 at Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown. He was 66.

Walt as his family and friends knew him was born in Philadelphia and has been married to his sweet heart AnnaMarie Hill-Baran for the past 35 years.

Son of the late Walter Baran Sr. and Margaret Greenfield Baran and brother of Loretta Baran.

Walt was a graduate of Frankford High School, class of 1973. After graduating Walt entered the U S Army, he deployed to Hawaii were he used his background in mechanics. He was in charge of rehabbing Helicopters and educating his team on how to rebuild and get them flying. After he served his tour of duty, he went to work with his father-in-law assisting in every aspect of the business, Hill’s Cleaners in Warrington, which is still operating today. Being an enterprising person Walt took his mechanical skills and opened Baran’s Auto Repair in 2004 in New Britain, and operated that until 2014 when he became ill with Parkinson’s.

Walt was a devoted family man. He loved his wife and daughters but his grandchildren were his joy. He was also an extraordinary caregiver and friend to his brother-in-law Matt Hill. He enjoyed watching the Phillies and the Union Soccer Team. He will be missed for his patience, calm demeanor and continuous support.

In addition to his beloved wife and partner, he is survived by his three daughters, LisaMarie Baran and her partner Randy, Angela Colantonio and her husband RJ, and Christina Wurst and her husband Robert. He is also survived by his five beautiful grandchildren; Nina, Sonny and Adriana Colantonio and Emmalyn and Elena Wurst.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing and prayer service on Saturday Sept. 9, 2023 from 9:30am until his prayer service at 11:00am at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home 241 E.  Butler Ave. (at Sandy Ridge Rd.) New Britain, PA. His Interment will be private.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Shared Support South, 185 Titus Ave, Warrington, PA 18976, https://www.sharedsupportsouth.org  

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Service/Memorial Information
  • Morning Visitation

    Saturday, September 9th, 2023
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, New Britain
    241 East Butler Avenue
    New Britain, PA 18901

  • Service

    Saturday, September 9th, 2023
    11:00 AM

    Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, New Britain
    241 East Butler Avenue
    New Britain, PA 18901

  • Cemetery

    Interment will be held privately

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