December 18, 2015

Sparrow Bush, NY

Richard Lawrence Branigan, 83, of Sparrow Bush, NY, formerly of Bronxville, NY died on December 18, 2015.

He was the beloved husband of Patricia Branigan; loving father of Sarah (Jeremiah) Keefe, Rebecca (Mark) Jackwicz, and Sean (Chloe) Branigan; step-father of Lorine Snook, Robert (Lana) Robertson, and Craig Robertson; cherished grandfather of Kayleigh and Jerry Keefe, Devin Davey, Ryan Jackwicz, and step grandfather of Sara and Hunter Snook, Tyler, Cole, Brielle, and Brayden Robertson; dear brother of Hugh (the late Sharon) Branigan, and John (Jane) Branigan. He was predeceased by his parents, Dr. Charles Branigan, and Mary Branigan, RN.

He graduated from Bronxville High School in 1950 and Colgate University in 1954 where he was a member of the Colgate Thirteen acappella choir, and Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. He was a member of the Hartwood Club from 1957-1990. He was a real estate broker in NY.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 23rd at the Westchester Funeral Home, Inc., Eastchester, NY. Burial of ashes is to follow at Holy Mount Cemetery.

To sign our online guestbook visit

You can find the complete original obituary on this website.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.