Douglas W. Bratton
of Hudson, NH; formerly of Chelmsford, MA
HUDSON, NH -- Douglas W. Bratton, 47, a resident of Hudson, NH for the past 18 years, and formerly of Chelmsford, MA, passed away unexpectedly at his home on May 7, 2013.
He was the beloved husband of Christine J. (Nastek) Bratton with whom he celebrated 22 years of marriage in October.
He was born in Lowell on February 15, 1966 and was the son of Raymond W. and Jean C. (MacDonald) Bratton of Chelmsford. Doug was a 1984 graduate of Nashoba Valley Technical High School and was a Master Craftsman in the machining industry.
For the past five years, he was employed at Robinson Precision Tool in Hudson, and had previously worked for Breyers Ice Cream in Framingham. Doug was a member of Teamsters Local 25 in Charlestown.
He was an avid antique car enthusiast who loved attending auto shows and working on antique cars and trucks. An animal lover, Doug also liked spending time at the beach. What brought Doug the most joy was time spent with his loving family.
In addition to his wife and parents, Doug is survived by his children, Derek R. Bratton and Danielle L. Bratton, both of Hudson, NH. He is also survived by a brother, P. Scott Bratton, Attorney at Law and his wife, Catherine of Carlisle; sister, Victoria L. Bratton of Devens; brother-in-law, Scott Nastek of Lowell; sister-in-law, Donna Musiet and her husband, Brian of Ohio; and his nieces and nephews, Colin S. Bratton and Rachel M. Bratton, both of Carlisle, Camille L. Bratton of Devens, and Jennifer and Christopher of New Mexico.
BRATTON -- DOUGLAS. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 4 to 8 pm at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., CHELMSFORD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 9 o'clock at St. Mary Parish, 25 North Rd., Chelmsford. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Interment in Pine Ridge Cemetery following the Mass. Funeral Director, Paul A. Hardy, Jr. For online condolences, visit BLAKEFUNERALHOME.COM