I am NOT a relative. I posted this because he lived to be 100 years of age.
Published in the Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune 10 July 2002
Charles Hugh Branigan, 101, Venice, died June 25, 2002.
He was born March 27, 1901, in Bronxville, N.Y., and came to Venice in 1982 from there. He was an ophthalmologist at New York Manhattan Eye and Ear Clinic and ran the clinic for 20 years. He moved his practice to Bronxville and became president of the Lawrence Hospital there before retiring in 1977. He graduated from Queens University and Queens Medical School, both in Canada. He was a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bronxville.
Survivors include sons Richard of Forestburgh, N.Y., Hugh of Tucson, Ariz., and John of Darien, Conn.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Services will be in Eastchester, N.Y., at a later date. National Cremation Society, Venice chapter, is in charge.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, South Sarasota Unit, 2100 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite A, Venice, FL 34293.