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Timothy A. Branigan "Tadpole"

July 13, 1964 — October 10, 2019

Timothy A. Branigan “Tadpole”
55, of Frankfort passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Silver Cross Hospital. Tim was born in Ridgewood, NJ to the late George V. and Margery E. (nee Ward) Branigan. Beloved husband of Cathy (nee McIsaac) Branigan; loving father of Caleigh Branigan; dear brother of Deborah (Bill Devitt) Herridge, Linda (Glen) DePiero, Peter (Michelle) Branigan, Geoff (Gillian) Branigan, and Brian (Lori) Branigan; loved uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. Tim was a graduate of the University of Notre Dame where he played rugby and later coached rugby. He received his master’s degree from Loyola University. Tim was employed in marketing and advertising and later in real estate. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox. Because of the generosity of Tim, lives will be saved and enhanced through organ and tissue donation. The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, New Lenox on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 4pm – 9pm. Funeral service Saturday, October 19, 2019 with prayers at the funeral home at 10:30am to St. Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Tim’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association would be appreciated.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, October 18, 2019

4:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - New Lenox

102 East Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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