Stephen J. Baberadt, 78, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.
He was born in Cambridge, Mass., to his parents, Doris (nee Robart) and Heinz Baberadt.
Stephen was raised in Belmont, Mass., and Arlington, Mass. He is a graduate of Arlington High School. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. After the war, he began his career as a Machinist in the Semiconductor Industry. Early in his career, he was employed by the Raytheon Company, and later accepted a position at the Teledyne Tac Company. He retired after many years of service. A competitive shooter, Stephen was a lifelong member of the NRA. He was also a motorcycle enthusiast, a former Boy Scout Troop Leader, and a member of American Legion Novell Post 159.
Stephen is survived by his wife, Michele (nee Ribak) Baberadt of Venice, Fla.; his children, Stephen J. (Jeanine) Baberadt Jr. of Manchester, N.H., Michael S. Baberadt of Haverhill, Mass., and Jileen E. (Bernie) Brown of Sanbornville, N.H.; grandchildren, Samantha, Heidi, Stevie III and Jonathan; great-grandson, Alistair; brother- and sister-in-law, Robert and Doreen Ribak of Venice; and niece, Leah (David) Barrett of California.
Visiting hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Breslin Funeral Home, 610 Pleasant St., Malden, Mass. Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral service, to be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the funeral home. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett, Mass. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.breslinfuneralhome.com.