Beatrice Brannigan

Obituary of Beatrice Brannigan

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Beatrice Brannigan, nee Gillespie, 90, died on Tuesday, August 20, 2002 at her home in Denville, NJ. She was born in Rathsbell, County Mayo, Ireland and came to the U.S. in 1931. She had lived in Newark, NJ before moving to Denville, NJ 15 Years ago. Mrs. Brannigan was a Homemaker. She has been a member of St. Marys R. C. Church in Denville, NJ. Previously she had been a member of the Rosary Society of the Sacred Heart R. C. Church in the Vailsburg section of Newark, NJ. Her Husband Robert Brannigan died on April 23, 1974. She is survived by her six children, Helen Shanley of Lake Hiawatha, NJ, Kathleen Piegaro of Caldwell, NJ, Ann Saskowitz of Denville, NJ, Patrick R. Brannigan of Pennington, NJ, James W. Brannigan of Netcong, NJ, and Edward R. Brannigan of Old Bridge, NJ, 12 Grandchildren: Cara, Michael, Jared, Kathleen, Mary, Bridget, Anne, Eileen, Joel, Drew, Katie, and Matt., 6 Great Grandchildren: Maggie, Katie, Brian, Emily, Daniel, and Richard. She is also survived by her three Sisters: Catherine Hegarty of New York, Eileen Holland of England, and Evelyn McBride of New York Funeral From the Norman Dean Home For Services 16 Righter Ave. Denville, NJ on Friday August 23, 2002 at 10:00 AM for an 11:00 AM Liturgy of Christian Burial service at St. Marys R.C.Church Denville, NJ. Friends may visit with the Family on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Donations are being accepted to Spina Bifida Foundation C/O Maryellen Sharey 96 Pine Hill Road Ashland, Mass. 01721.