Sol Braun Obituary

Sol  Braun
Sol Braun

February 13, 1920 - September 16, 2017
Born in Poland
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey



Sol Braun

97, passed away peacefully September 16, 2017.

Sol was born in Brody, Poland and formerly of Union and Toms River before moving to Bridgewater in 2010. He was the son of the late Elie and Gitel Braun. Sol owned and operated CakeMasters Bakery in Elizabeth for over 32 years, retiring in 1985. He lived through both world wars and was a survivor of the Holocaust. Sol was a former member of the Elmora Hebrew Center in Elizabeth. In his spare time, Sol enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling and was a dedicated supporter of Israel. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is predeceased by his wife Doris Braun who passed away in 2003.

Surviving are his daughter Carrie Mittmann and her husband Jay, three sons, Robert and his wife Janet, Marty and his wife Carol, and Daniel and his wife Sandra, his grandchildren Jamie, David, Craig, Nancy, Scott, Amanda, Marisa, Jack, Leah, and Eric and one great-grandson Max.

Funeral services will be 1pm Monday at Temple Sholom, 594 No. Bridge Ave, Bridgewater. Interment will follow at Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Iselin. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville.

Donations can be made to Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC. To send condolences to the family, please visit



Temple Sholom
594 North Bridge Street
Bridgewater, NJ US
Monday, September 18, 2017
1:00 PM
Mount Lebanon Cemetery
189 Gill Lane
Iselin, NJ US
Monday, September 18, 2017


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