Ms. Paulette Branning died on Saturday, December 31, 2011 in Morristown, NJ. She was 60.
Paulette was born in Indianapolis, Ind., a daughter of the late Genevieve and Frank William Branning where she lived until moving to Springfield and Kinnelon, NJ prior to Lake Hiawatha, NJ where she lived for the last 12 years.
She was employed as a Distribution and Inventory Analyst at J & J Consumer Products, formerly Pfizer Consumer Products, before retiring in 2010.
Paulette organized her own fund raising team for Relay for Life in June 2011, where she had her many friends and family participate.
She also had a great passion for all animals, especially her cat Willow.
Paulette loved flower arranging, and calligraphy and had an extraordinary passion for making everyone feel special. Her enjoyment in life came from being a loving aunt to her nieces, nephews, grand niece & nephews. She also had a social network of so many wonderful friends that she shared happy times.
Paulette is survived by her sister, Rita, wife of John Tuma and her brother, Gary Branning, husband of Denise. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews Eric Tuma, Lauren (Tuma) & Peter Rollis, Sean Tuma, Genevieve (Branning) & Samuel Greenhalgh, Catherine Tuma and David Branning.
Religious Services will be at Valley Memorial Funeral Home, 1012 Valley Rd, Gillette, NJ, on Wednesday January 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM with Father John Pilipie officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday 7:00 to 9:00 PM. and Wednesday 10:00 AM at the funeral home. A very special memorial service will be held at Jacksonville Chapel 264 Jacksonville Rd, Lincoln Park, NJ at a time to be announced.. For more information and on-line condolences www.valleymemorialfuneralhome.net.