OBITUARY

Adam Joseph Braga

February 6, 1979September 1, 2018
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Adam Joseph Braga, 39, of Mesa, AZ passed away September 1, 2018. He was born February 6, 1979 in Phoenix, AZ to Joseph and Jeanette [Black] Braga. Adam graduated from Barry Goldwater High School, Phoenix, AZ in 1997. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and was Honorably discharged on May 19, 2000. Adam volunteered with a non-profit group for homeless veterans, called Arizona Stand Down; he also made Public Service announcements for the V.A. concerning homeless veterans, suicide and substance abuse. Adam was proud to start a career which he felt was his “calling”, as a Peer Support Specialist at an outpatient mental health facility called “Cheeers". Adam is survived by his mother, Jeanette Oehlerking; his father, Joseph Braga; his sister, Jennifer Grutzius (Chris); three children, Kaitlyn, Gavin and Connor Braga, his nephew David Matthews and nieces Ashlyn and Madelyn Grutzius, as well as many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 5:00pm with a Celebration of Life at 5:00pm and reception following the service. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Mariposa Gardens Cemetery Chapel, 6747 E. Broadway Rd in Mesa.

  • FAMILY

  • Jeanette Oehlerking, Mother
  • Joseph Braga, Father
  • Jennifer Grutzius, Sister
  • Chris Grutzius, Brother-in-law
  • Kaitlyn Braga, Daughter
  • Gavin Braga, Son
  • Connor Braga, Son
  • David Matthews, Nephew
  • Ashlyn Grutzius, Niece
  • Madelyn Grutzius, Niece
  • Adam is also survived by many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, September 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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Biography

Adam Joseph Braga, 39, of Mesa, AZ passed away September 1, 2018. He was born February 6, 1979 in Phoenix, AZ to Joseph and Jeanette [Black] Braga. Adam graduated from Barry Goldwater High School, Phoenix, AZ in 1997. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and was Honorably discharged on May 19, 2000. Adam volunteered with a non-profit group for homeless veterans, called Arizona Stand Down; he also made Public Service announcements for the V.A. concerning homeless veterans, suicide and substance abuse. Adam was proud to start a career which he felt was his “calling”, as a Peer Support Specialist at an outpatient mental health facility called “Cheeers". Adam is survived by his mother, Jeanette Oehlerking; his father, Joseph Braga; his sister, Jennifer Grutzius (Chris); three children, Kaitlyn, Gavin and Connor Braga, his nephew David Matthews and nieces Ashlyn and Madelyn Grutzius, as well as many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 5:00pm with a Celebration of Life at 5:00pm and reception following the service. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Mariposa Gardens Cemetery Chapel, 6747 E. Broadway Rd in Mesa.