William J. Branshaw, 72

FULTON, NY – William Branshaw, 72, of Granby, passed away Wednesday May 20, 2015, at home surrounded by his family.

William J. Branshaw
William J. Branshaw

Bill had worked as a baker for many years around the Oswego area, including time managing Dan-Dee Donuts in Oswego.

William was predeceased by his parents, Catherine M. Smith and William H. Branshaw; a son, Joseph; and brothers, John and Edward.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Crouse Branshaw; daughters, Amy (Jay) Branshaw of North Syracuse, Sandra (David) Cast of Granby, Penny (Ben) Kennedy of Eustis, Fla., and Brenda (Jeff) Pinkstaff of Brandon, Fla.; sons, Michael and Matthew of Granby and William of Albany; 17 beloved grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert and James; sisters, Florence, Ann and Cathy; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. with a service to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Burial will be Tuesday, May 26, at 1:30 p.m. in Peck Cemetery.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.

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