Branca, John A.
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John A. Branca passed away at his home on March 24, 2013. The beloved husband of Linda and father of John S. and Gene (Lisa) Branca. Cherished grandfather of Gene Michael, Valerie and Paige Branca. He is survived by his sister Ann (Bob) Allison and predeceased by his brother Ralph Branca.
John was born in Port Chester to Salvatore and Caroline Branca. He married his childhood sweetheart Linda. He proudly served in the US Army from 1969 to 1971. John worked as a Program Director for IBM for over 25 years. He was elected Village Trustee in Port Chester in 1983 and served until 1992. In 1993 he was elected Mayor of Port Chester and served until 1995. He was re-elected Trustee in 2010. John was a member of the Elks, the American Legion and served as an usher in church. He will always be remembered as a dedicated, loving family man.
Visiting hours will be held at Gunipero Farenga Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 26th from 4 - 9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Port Chester on Wednesday, March 27th. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Rye Brook.
In lieu of flowers donations to Jansen Hospice 670 White Plains Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583, would be greatly appreciated.
Published in the The Journal News on Mar. 25, 2013