Branan, Donald – Suddenly at his home on December 11th, 2013, passed at the age of 86. Beloved husband of the late Madalene Branan (Sept, 2013). Cherished father of Mary (Jim) Fink of Delaware, Robert (Debbie) Branan of Barrie and Paul (Elisa) Branan of Kitchener. Predeceased by infant son Thomas Michael Branan. Proud grandfather of David (Trisha) Fink, Jennifer (Greg) Walker-Black, Michelle (Duane) Mercer, Krista (Mark) Smerdon, Julie (Nick) Leigh, Zachary, Jessica-Joy, Katie-Lynn, and Anne-Elise Branan. Great- grandfather of Ryann and Kenzie Fink, Nolan, Madalyn, Quinton, Michaela Walker and Liam Black, Hope and Micaela Mercer, Payton and Madisyn Leigh. Beloved brother of Lucy VanBelois of Strathroy. Predeceased by siblings Helen, Mary (Foster), Richard and George Branan. Son of the late Louis and Mary Jane Branan. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 13th, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m at Denning Bros Funeral Home, Strathroy. A service to celebrate Don’s life will be held on Saturday December 14th at 1p.m at Denning Bros. Funeral Home. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice. Online condolences may be made to denningfuneralhomes.com. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Donald.