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Jean (Burke) Braley

June 25, 1945 ~ April 8, 2022 (age 76)

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Naugatuck-Jean (Burke) Braley, age 76, beloved wife of the late Gary Braley, Sr., passed away on Friday April 8, 2022 peacefully at her home.


She was born in New Hampshire on June 25, 1945, daughter of the late Robert and Ruth (Fries) Burke.  She had lived in Naugatuck for over 20 years with her family.  Jean enjoyed CB radio, gardening, crocheting, quilting, and all kinds of crafts.  She loved her family dearly and especially time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.



Jean is survived by her children, Gary Braley, Jr. (Dawn), Richard Braley, Tammy Gaffney (Michael), and Gayle Martins (Jose), all of Naugatuck; her seven grandchildren; her eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be held on Thursday April 14, 2022 from 5-7 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck.  Burial will be private in Grove Cemetery.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit  In lieu of lowers, memorial donations can be made to the Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708.

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April 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Private Interment

Grove Cemetery
Cross Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770


Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center
1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury CT 06708
Tel: 1-203-575-5555

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