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Eugene "Gene" B. Braun

July 21, 2017

The Piano Brothers

Eugene “Gene” B. Braun

Mr. Eugene “Gene” B. Braun, 67, died Friday, July 21, 2017 in his home, surrounded by the love of his family.

Eugene, the son of the late Bessie Adams Braun and the late William G. Braun, was born in North Platte, Nebraska.  He resided in Carteret, New Jersey from 1978 to 2005, when he settled in Colonia, New Jersey.

Gene was a police captain, employed by the City of Linden Police Department for forty years and he retired in 2013.  Following his retirement, he worked as a part time golf associate for Dick’s Sporting Goods in Woodbridge.

Gene served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.  He was a member of the Linden PBA Local 42, a member of the Superior Officers Association and a firearms instructor for the City of Linden Police Department for many years.

Gene was active in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy cleanup and since 2005, he has really had the opportunity to enjoy the art and the love of golfing.

Predeceased by his son, Jason R. Braun in 2012, Gene is survived by his wife, Nancy A. Sirochman Braun; his son, Christopher S. Braun and his wife, Cynthia; his two daughters, Erika L. Kitz and her husband, Mark and Ashley M. DuBois and her husband, Derek; his three sisters, Lois Braun, Terri Gossett and Linda McDermott; his four grandchildren, Charlie Kitz, Tyler Kitz, Andrew Kitz and Olivia Braun and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial visitation will take place in the Kowalski Funeral Home, 515 Roselle St., Linden, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00PM.  On Thursday, July 27th. at 10:00AM, family and friends are asked to gather in the funeral home where a prayer service, offered by Reverend Bryan Wolf, will be held at 10:30AM.  We will then proceed to St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia, where the prayers of committal, also by Reverend Bryan Wolf, and the inurnment in the family niche will take place.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be sent to the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 779, PO Box 1763, Linden, NJ 07036.

 


 Service Information

Memorial Visitation
Wednesday
July 26, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kowalski Funeral Home
515 Roselle Street
Linden, New Jersey 07036

Gathering of Family and Friends
Thursday
July 27, 2017

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Kowalski Funeral Home
515 Roselle Street
Linden, New Jersey 07036

Prayer Service & Celebration of Life
Thursday
July 27, 2017

10:30 AM
Kowalski Funeral Home
515 Roselle Street
Linden, New Jersey 07036

Committal Service & Inurnment of Cremains
Thursday
July 27, 2017

11:30 AM
St. Gertrude's Cemetery
53 Inman Avenue
Colonia, New Jersey 07067


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