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Wayne T. Branchide

May 29, 1946 ~ December 28, 2018 (age 72)
Wayne T. Branchide, 72, of Bethlehem, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 in his home, surrounded by his loved ones. He was the loving husband of Barbara (Kirner) Branchide. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Walter and Margaret (Duffield) Branchide. Wayne Honorably served his country in the United States Navy. He worked for Kravco-Simon as the Director of Operations for over 38 years. He was recognized in 2005 as the most accomplished Operations Director of the year for the Mid Atlantic Region. Wayne enjoyed riding motorcycles, fishing, watching and playing sports, as well as music and dancing. Wayne will be remembered for his love of life and dedication to his family.
SURVIVORS: Wife Barbara; Daughter, Nicole Branchide; Brother-in-laws, Jim Greiner, Tim Kirner and wife Bobbie, and William Kirner, Jr.; Sister-In-Laws, Patricia Edinger and husband Sam and Cathy Branchide; and many loving Nieces and Nephews. Wayne is predeceased by his Brother, Kay Walter Branchide and Sisters, Margot Greiner and Susan Lewis.
SERVICES: A memorial service will take place at 7:30 P.M. on Thursday, January 3, 2018 in the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St. Bethlehem, PA 18018 where the family will receive relatives and friends from 6:00P.M. until the time of service. Interment with military honors will be private. A memory tribute may be placed at
CONTRIBUTIONS: In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Lukes Hospice, Development Office, 801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Calling Hours

JAN 3. 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)

Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA, 18018

Memorial Service

JAN 3. 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA, 18018
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