Albert Braun, 79 of South Glastonbury passed away July 11, 2014, in Hartford Hospital with his family by his side.
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He was born in Hartford, son of the late Lorenzo and Lauretta (Gosselin) Braun, and lived in the area most of his life. Prior to his retirement, Al was a service manager for a heavy equipment company and served as union steward for the International Union of Operating Engineers. He enjoyed working in his garage on any kind of small engines, lawn mowers, and snow blowers and meeting every morning with his friends at Richards gas station in South Glastonbury.
Al is survived by his wife of 59 years, Patricia (Wells) Braun; two sons, Robert Braun and his wife, Krystina, of Reno, Nevada, Steven Braun and his wife, Christine, of South Windsor; a daughter, Victoria (Braun) Riley and her husband, Edward, of East Hartford; five grandchildren, Elizabeth, Heather, Ryan, Jessica, and Ryan; and four great-grandchildren, Brayden, Katrina, Stevie, and Madison. He also leaves a brother, Raymond Braun and his wife, Virginia, of Florida; a sister, Carole Micoletti and her husband, Raymond, of East Hartford; and a brother-in-law, William Bailey of Glastonbury; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Besides his parents, Al was predeceased by two sisters, Janet Coffin and Barbara Bailey. He will also be missed by his beloved dog Maggie.
Memorial donations may be made to the
, 45 Ash St., East Hartford, CT 06108.
Services will be private.
A celebration of Al's life will be announced at a later date.
The Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Glastonbury, has care of the arrangements.
To extend online condolences, visit
Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home
50 Naubuc Avenue
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Published in Journal Inquirer from July 14 to July 18, 2014