George ObranicName: George Obranic
Date of Death: December 9, 2013
Age at death: 88
George Joseph Obranic, age 88, beloved father, grandfather, and brother, peacefully passed away on December 9, 2013, in Bradenton, Florida. He was a kind and caring man of incredible wisdom, strength and integrity. George was the unwavering foundation of his family and bestowed unconditional support and love. His memories will be greatly cherished, and he will be loved and respected always. George was born in Versailles, Pennsylvania to Steve and Mary Obranic on September 17, 1925. He grew up in Pennsylvania, where he met the love of his life, Katherine. They married and raised two children, Patricia and George, Jr. George moved with his family to Bradenton, Florida, where he resided for the remainder of his life. George served in the Marines, was a pilot, and worked as a machinist for 30 years. He enjoyed many different hobbies such as golf and bowling, but one of his greatest joys in life was to spend time with those he loved. George was always up for a game of marbles with his grandchildren. George was predeceased by his dearly loved wife, Katherine and their daughter, Patricia. He was also predeceased by his sister, Fran, his mother and father. George leaves his loving memories in revere to his son, George and his wife, Gayle, and his son-in-law, Bob and his wife, Warrene. He has one sister, Marg. George has six grandchildren, who knew him as “Papap”, Christina, Jennifer, Robert, Ashley and her husband, Jonathan, Amy, and Christine, and one great-granddaughter on the way.
The family will be greeting friends and relatives for a Visitation 10:00-11:30AM, Saturday, December 14, 2013. Services will follow 11:30AM at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 26th St Chapel at 5624 26th St West, Bradenton, FL 34207. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or online at the link below https://shop.stjude.org/GiftCatalog/donation.do?cID=14262&pID=24671.