Born on January 23, 1931 in Gospodjinci, Yugoslavia and passed away peacefully on November 21, 2012 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Vida for 54 years. Dear father of George and Draga, their spouses Pauline and Michael. Cherished Deda of Aoife, Natalia her husband Adam, their children Jake and Ava, and he will be dearly missed by Milica and Stevan. He is survived by his brothers Mile and George. Predeacesed by his parents Draga and Ilija, brother Zivko and sister Teodora. Branko was a master mechanic with Pratt & Whitney for many years in Montreal. He enjoyed travelling, hunting, fishing, playing chess and he loved playing cards with Vida or anyone else he could grab for a quick game. He was a social philosopher and a positive thinker that enlightened his friends and family with great stories. He lived by his motto of "Work Hard and Play Hard "… He will be missed. Branko's family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME 5917 Main Street, on Sunday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Pomen will be conducted at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 8 o'clock. Funeral will be held on Monday morning at 11 o'clock at the funeral home, and then to Sts. George & Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church where the service will be held at 11:30. Interment will follow at Lundy's Lane Cemetery. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sts. George & Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church. You are invited to share memories, photos and condolences at

Published in The Gazette on Nov. 23, 2012