Walter R. Braun Obituary

Walter R.  Braun
Walter R. Braun

June 18, 1929 - May 21, 2019
Born in Newark, New Jersey
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey



Walter R. Braun

89, died May 21, 2019.

Walter was born in Newark and formerly of Irvington and Wethersfield, Connecticut before moving to Bridgewater in 1974. He graduated from Newark State College with a BS degree in Chemical Engineering. He worked briefly for Hercules Powder Company in Parlin before moving on to Union Carbide, where he spent over 33 years in the Sales and Finance Departments, before retiring in 1986. His career included stops in Hartford, CT, Chicago, IL, Bound Brook and Somerville, NJ. Walter was a member and Elder of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Raritan. In his spare time, he enjoyed reading, gardening, golfing and traveling the world with his wife. He was an avid NY Mets and NY Giants fan. Walter will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Diana, son Walt and wife Janet, daughter Linda Braun and husband Jack Van Sciver, and three grandchildren Jeff and Nicole Braun, and Grace Van Sciver

Funeral services will be 11am Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 15 W. Somerset Street, Raritan. Interment will be private.

Visitation will be 4-7pm Friday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville.

Donations can be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church. To send condolences to the family, visit



Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Friday, May 24, 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. Paul Lutheran Church
15 W. Somerset Street
Raritan, NJ US 08869
Saturday, May 25, 2019
11:00 AM


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