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88 East Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-3338
Fax: (203) 686-1676
Bonnie Baran

Bonnie Faye Baran (Rice)

Saturday, December 9th, 1944 - Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Bonnie Faye (Rice) Baran passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Friday, August 16, 2019.
Married to her beloved late husband, John C. Baran Sr. for more than 46 years, she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt, sister, daughter and friend.

Bonnie was born on December 9, 1944 in St. Albans, VT, one of four children of the late Fabyan and June (Lamonda) Rice. She graduated from Johnson State College in Vermont with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and later received a Master’s Degree in Education from Central Connecticut State University. After college, she began her teaching career at John Barry Elementary School in Meriden. After taking time off to raise her family, she returned to the Public School System as a substitute teacher and then taught at St. Joseph School in Meriden until she retired in 2007.

She enjoyed gardening, reading and listening to music, as well as the hobbies of sewing, quilting and needlework. But most memorably, Mrs. Baran made such meaningful and special connections to so many wonderful people throughout her life - the school students she taught and tutored, the Girl Scouts she led, the parishioners at Saint Joseph Church where she had been an active member with her husband, the Silver Fins and Platt H.S. swimmers who she cheered on for so many years, and the community of neighbors on Eaton Avenue where she lived for 51 years. She will be greatly missed.

Bonnie is survived by daughter, Mary Baran and son-in-law, Terry Curtis of Meriden; son, John C. Baran Jr., daughter-in-law, Ingle, and grandchildren, Nicholas and Lily, of Concord, NC; daughter, Linda Baran, of Meriden; sisters and brothers-in-law, Hazel and Stuart Kinney of Enosburg Falls, VT and Sandra and Charles Annis of Enid, OK; also, brother-in-law, Joseph Baran and nephews Joseph Baran, and James Baran of Windham, CT; and many cherished nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she is predeceased by her brother Frank David Rice.

A private family service will be held. Should friends desire, contributions in Bonnie’s memory may be made online to the National MS Society or National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter, 659 Tower Ave., First Floor, Hartford, CT 06112. For online condolences please visit jferryfh.com.
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nancy malone

Posted at 09:15am
So sad to hear of Mrs. Baran's passing. We always loved to see her tending to her flowers. She loved it when we would stop and chat while walking our dog. She will be missed by all. Thoughts and prayers to the family.
The Malone Family
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Lynn Buck

Posted at 04:56pm
Bonnie was a warm, sweet person who never judged others and only looked for the good in everyone. She was a true peacemaker and friend to all.
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Leila Capellini

Posted at 04:14pm
We are very sad and shocked to learn of Bonnie's sudden passing. Over the years we have lived on Eaton Avenue, she has been a wonderful neighbor. We loved seeing her in her yard, tending to her yard, flowers and plants. Back when the McMahons were here, we would all gather in the street for a neighborhood chat. Bonnie was always so personable and friendly. It was apparent that she understood how to be a positive person and a good citizen of the world. We will miss talking with her and waving as we passed by her house, either on a walk or in the car. She will be greatly missed and our neighborhood will not be the same without her. We send our sincere condolences to Mary, John, Linda and the extended family.

With sincere sympathy,
Paul, Leila, and Sara Capellini
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