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BRAUNIG, William S. Formerly of Needham, in Folsom, CA, August 31, 2013. Age 91. Bill was predeceased by his 3 year old daughter Barbara Jean Braunig in 1965. He leaves behind 2 daughters, Laura Beth Burnett and her husband Sean of Folsom, CA, and Margaret Allison Griffin and her husband Michael also of Folsom, CA, a Son William L. Braunig and his wife Lisa of Jefferson, MA; 9 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter; step daughter Kathy Shepard and her 2 daughters of Sarasota, FL and many friends. Bill proudly served in U.S. Army during The Second World War with honor as a Second Lieutenant with tours in Italy and the Philippines. He worked for over 30 years in Boston as a General Agent for Massachusetts Mutual Insurance Company until his retirement in 1980. Bill had a great sense of humor and loved telling jokes. Bill also was an avid golfer and a member of Needham Golf Club. Private Burial with military honors will be at Lake View Cemetery, Wayland, MA. In lieu of flowers, our family respectfully requests that any memorial contributions be made to The Disabled American Veterans (www.dav.org). The George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home is assisting Bill's family in honoring his memory. Condolences may be signed at www.gfdoherty.com George F. Doherty & Sons Needham 781 444 0687
Published in The Boston Globe from Sept. 25 to Sept. 26, 2013
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