OBITUARY

Gerald Anderson Branch

October 13, 1939November 7, 2018
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Gerald A. Branch, age 79, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at home. He was a member and Deacon at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. He retired from UPS where he worked as a diesel mechanic for 35 years. Gerald was a member of Strawberry Plains Lodge F-AM, and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason. Preceded in death by parents, Roy and Louise Branch; sister, Patsy Gay; and brother, Larry Branch. Survivors include wife of 53 years, Doris Branch; son, Terry Branch; daughters, Melissa Branch and Christine (Andrew) Bryan; grandchildren, John Branch and Caleigh Bryan; sisters, Robin (Jay) McCraw and Jeannie (Dave) Zook. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Sunday, November 11, 2018 with the funeral service to follow at 7:00 at McCarty-Evergreen Funeral Home, Pastor Chris Hutchins will officiate. Family and friends will meet at Eastview Memorial Gardens on Monday, November 12, 2018 for an 11:00 am graveside service. Condolences may be offered at www.mccartyevergreen.com

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, November 12, 2018
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Gerald Anderson Branch

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Robin McCraw

November 8, 2018

It was always so much fun for our family to get together. We always shared lots of laughs. Gerald will be missed by his sisters.

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Biography

Gerald A. Branch, age 79, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at home. He was a member and Deacon at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. He retired from UPS where he worked as a diesel mechanic for 35 years. Gerald was a member of Strawberry Plains Lodge F-AM, and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason. Preceded in death by parents, Roy and Louise Branch; sister, Patsy Gay; and brother, Larry Branch.
Survivors include wife of 53 years, Doris Branch; son, Terry Branch; daughters, Melissa Branch and Christine (Andrew) Bryan; grandchildren, John Branch and Caleigh Bryan; sisters, Robin (Jay) McCraw and Jeannie (Dave) Zook.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Sunday, November 11, 2018 with the funeral service to follow at 7:00 at McCarty-Evergreen Funeral Home, Pastor Chris Hutchins will officiate. Family and friends will meet at Eastview Memorial Gardens on Monday, November 12, 2018 for an 11:00 am graveside service. Condolences may be offered at www.mccartyevergreen.com