Margaret ‘Margie’ D. Baranski

Margaret ‘Margie’ D. Baranski

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Greer, SC

Margaret “Margie” Donahoe Baranski, beloved wife of Joseph “Joe” M. Baranski of Greer, dedicated mother and cherished grandmother, passed away on January 18, 2024, at the age of 78.

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Francis “Frank” Patrick Donahoe, Sr. and Maria “Marie” Agnes Desmond Donahoe, her radiant spirit brought joy and warmth to all those around her.

After graduating from Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School, she studied nursing at St. Francis School of Nursing in Wilmington, Delaware. She began her illustrious career as a Registered Nurse at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia. She exuded the spirit of a nurse by always helping others. She was a Parishioner of St. Rafka Maronite Catholic Church. She loved to sing, especially during mass, and had a beautiful voice.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph “Joe” M. Baranski of the home; one daughter, Julie Conlan (Kevin) of Greenville, South Carolina; four stepchildren, Joey Baranski (Catherine) of Portland, Oregon, Mike Baranski (Rachel) of Pittsboro, North Carolina, Jeff Baranski (Shreya) of Arlington, Virginia and Dan Baranski (Amelia) of Greenville, South Carolina; one sister, Marie Luke of Douglasville, Georgia; one brother, Francis P. Donahoe, Jr. (Kathy) of Alexandria, Virginia; two brothers-in-law, Jack Farren of Dawsonville, Georgia, and David Hansen of Birmingham, Alabama; two grandchildren, Nick and Rachael Conlan; and four step-grandchildren, Lauren Baranski, Alaina Baranski, Connor Baranski, and Ford Baranski. She is survived by many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.

In addition to her parents, Margie was preceded in death by her sisters, Ann Farren and Elizabeth “Liz” Hansen and brother-in-law, Donny Luke.

A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 27, 2024, at St. Rafka Maronite Catholic Church conducted by Father Bartholomew Leon. A burial will follow in Wood Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2024, at The Wood Mortuary.

Online condolences may be made to

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