Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Karl Braun
Karl A. Braun, 86, of Monmouth Junction passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Elek, Hungary, he emigrated to the United States and was a resident of Monmouth Junction for over 50 years. He proudly served in the United States Army as a paratrooper for the 82nd Airborne Division. He was a lifetime mechanic, and worked as a pipefitter at Merck & Company Pharmaceuticals in Rahway from where he retired in 2002.
Son of the late Adam and Theresa (Singer) Braun and brother of the late Adam Braun and Vicki Leber, he is survived by his wife of 58 years Hedwig S. (Brenner) Braun, his sons and daughters-in-law Karl Braun, Werner and Maria Braun, Adam and Carol Braun, and John and Lynn Braun, his daughters and sons-in-law Ingrid and Chris Alfano, Theresa Braun and Thomas Myers, Monika and Vincent Iafelice, and Stephanie and Jeff Wiggins, his grandchildren Vincent, Anthony, Nicole, Eric, Allison, Julia, Erin, Brendan, Adam, Amelia, Katie, Penelope, and Conner, his great grandchildren Makaylah, Lilliana, Aubrey, Madison, Joleigh, and Mason, his brother and sister-in-law Anton and Marika Braun, brother-in-law Hans Leber and many extended family members.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, 616 Ridge Road at New Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:15am on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, 45 Henderson Road, Kendall Park, NJ 08824. Entombment will follow in Holy Cross Burial Park, East Brunswick.
616 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
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