Stowers Funeral Home

401 West Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL


William John Braner

April 7, 1929July 8, 2019

William Braner, 90, of Valrico, died peacefully in The Melech House on Monday, July 8, 2019. Born April 7, 1929 in Yonkers, New York, he was the son of the late William and Anna Ritko Braner. In addition to being a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather,he was a Civil Engineer, an ardent reader and a faithful member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Seffner.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Joan.

He is survived by his 6 children: John (Barbara) and Jim (Laurie) Braner, Sally (Joe) Clark, Tom and Dan (Dan) Braner, and Marie (Robert) Dewar; 7 grandchildren: Jason (Stephanie), Joe, and Chris (Jessica) Braner, Melissa (Camilo) Bustamante, Nick, Ben and Elizabeth Dewar, and several great-grandchildren

Private visitation and services at Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon on Friday, July 12.

Entombment will follow in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Moon Twp, PA on July 20. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Seffner, FL.


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William John Braner

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Thomas Braner

July 11, 2019

There were a few but the one I’m thinking of is from 2001 when we lived in the Pittsburgh area and I got a job in Texas. My dad made the drive with me and we had a nice bond. We even got stuck for a day in Oklahoma due to an ice storm.