Michael Bracken Sr.
Michael S. Bracken, Sr., 81, of Windsor Locks, beloved husband of the late Shirley A. (Crosby) Bracken entered into Eternal Rest on Saturday August 4, 2018. Michael was born on June 12, 1937 in Hartford, CT. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy aboard the Destroyer USS Conway 507. Michael enjoyed a long career as a letter carrier in the United States Postal Service, and also served as president of NALC. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing, fishing, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends.
Michael is survived by his children; Laureen A. Zavisza and her husband, Thomas of Suffield, Michael S. Bracken, Jr. of Windsor Locks, Dawn M. Bonetti, and her husband, David of Windsor Locks, and Janet A. Bracken and her significant other Keith J. Parker of Windsor Locks; his grandchildren, Jacob L. Fedo of Enfield, Kristy Bonetti of Washington, D.C., and Ashley Bracken of Windsor Locks; his great grandchild, Gianna L. Fedo of Enfield; his brother, William C. Bracken and his wife Linda of FL, and many nieces, nephews, and extended family. In addition to his loving wife, Michael was predeceased by his son, David A. Bracken, and his brother, Charles Bracken.
Visitation hours will be on Wednesday, August 8, from 4 – 7:30 pm at the Windsor Locks Funeral Home, 441 Spring St., Windsor Locks. A funeral service will follow at 7:30 pm at the Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be held on Thursday, August 9, at 10 am at Grove Cemetery, 19 School Street, Windsor Locks. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Michael’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or a charity of the donor’s choice. For online condolences, please visit www.windsorlocksfuneralhome.com
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