HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY | Adam Baran


Residence: New Springfield

Date of birth: Nov. 21, 1918, in Altoona, Pa.


Siblings: Nine

Spouse: Janina Baran, to whom he was married for 69 years until her death in 2014

Children: Frank Baran of Youngstown; Edward Baran of Boardman; and the late Eugene Baran, Adam Baran Jr. and Barbara Tatar

Grandchildren: Four

Great-grandchildren: Two


Employment: Employed as a steelworker for 30 years

Memberships: St. Stanislaus Church, past president of the Krakusy Society of Youngstown

Military service: Was a paratrooper in the Polish Army during World War II


Other information/lifestyle: Enjoys flower and tomato gardening and cutting his lawn each week


Date and location: A celebration is taking place with family and friends today at the home of his son Edward.