Dorothy "Dot" M. Thompson Braun, 96, longtime resident of North Syracuse, died Monday at her home. Dorothy was a native of Red Bank, NJ, where she also grew up and was the last surviving daughter of nine children born to the late Schenck and Prudence Miller Thompson. She had resided on Lawrence Ave since the 1950's.
Dorothy retired in 1968 after many years as a secretary for A.P Thompson Co. in NJ. Since then she worked in a secretarial capacity at the District Office for North Syracuse Schools. Dorothy volunteered at WCNY, the Seashore Trolley Museum in Maine, the school district elections, and as an elections worker for regular elections. She was a member of Luther Memorial Church where she taught Sunday school. She also served as the church secretary, volunteered as an organist for their Children's choir, helped organize their Women's Circle, and served as an usher and communion server.
Dorothy was predeceased by her former husband, George Mascioli, and husband of 42 years, George Braun in March.
Surviving are her son: Bob Emmons of Brick, NJ; two step-children: Jeri Milback of Constantia and Gordon Braun of Port Orange, FL; their four children: Michele, Christian, Karen, Ian; seven step great grandchildren: Katie, Emily, Timmy, Hayley, Mikey, Jonathon and Thomas; and a niece, Mable Eremus of Middleton, NJ.
Friends may call on Thursday from 4-7 pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale. A prayer service will begin at 10:15 am Friday at the funeral home followed by a funeral service at Luther Memorial Church.