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Obituary: Peter Braunius

11/03/2013 02:50PM ● By Rebecca K. Abma

Peter Braunius, 85, passed away on Nov. 3

Peter Braunius, 85, of Midland Park passed away on November 3, 2013. Born in Hawthorne he has been a resident of Midland Park since 1942.

He was a building contractor and the owner of Braunius Brothers Inc. in Midland Park. An Elder and Deacon at Faith Reformed Church in Midland Park, Peter was a former Leader of the Christian Services Boys Brigade,  a former member of the Board at the Holland Christian Home in North Haledon, a former member of the Board of Adjustments in Midland Park and the Ridgewood Board of Appeals.
 
Beloved husband of Harriet Braunius (nee Beekman). Devoted father of John P. Braunius and his wife Melanie, Mark T. Braunius and his wife Cindy, Paul D. Braunius and his wife Debra and James P. Braunius and his wife Heidi. Loving grandfather of twenty grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Jeanette Jeffer and her husband Donald and brother-in-law of Shirley Beekman, Ann Braunius and Gertrude Braunius.
 
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11:30 am at Faith Reformed Church, 95 Prospect Street, Midland Park. Private interment at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.

The family will receive family and friends on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Peter’s memory to Faith Reformed Church, 95 Prospect Street, Midland Park, NJ 07432 or Operation Mobilisation, OM USA, PO Box 444, Tyrone, GA 30290.
 
For further information please visit www.vpmemorial.com or call (201) 891-4770.
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