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Marie R. Braun

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Marie R. Braun

AGE: 98 • Brick

Marie R. Braun, 98, of Brick, NJ, died Friday, June 7, 2013 at the Burnt Tavern Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Brick. Born in Jersey City, she lived in Clifton, Upper Montclair & Jersey City, before moving to Brick in 1976. Mrs. Braun graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1936 with a degree in math and art and the Traphagen School of Design in 1938 with a degree in clothing design. She was a freelance designer of children's clothing, designed period paper dolls for Kenner Toys and attended fashion shows in Paris to sketch while employed by Ed Garrick, Inc. of NYC. She volunteered for The Federation for the Blind to transcribe books into Braille and was a lifelong member of the Jersey City Woman's Club, serving as Treasurer for many years.

Mrs. Braun was predeceased by her husband Harry J. Braun, her parents, Barbara and Caleb Ringle Sr. and brother Caleb Ringle Jr. Marie is survived by 4 cousins, Joanne Hessinger of Manasquan and Bogota, NJ, Marie Louise Pruitt of Missoula, Montana, Michael Cargill of Paramus, NJ and Rosemary Buggeln of Gloversville, NY.

Funeral Services were private at the request of the family. The Neary-Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ was in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Concordia Learning Center, St. Joseph's School for the Blind, 761 Summit Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07307 OR The Church of Brielle, 821 Riverside Drive, Brielle, NJ 08730.

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Published in Asbury Park Press on June 16, 2013
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