Obituary: Lorain H. 'Cub' Branin
Services will be on Thursday.
Lorain H. “ Cub” Branin, 86, of Haddonfield died Sunday.
He was the husband of the late Janice Branin (nee Messick); loving father of Kurt Branin of Kissimmee, FL, and James Branin of Blackwood; beloved grandfather of Elizabeth and Natalie Branin.
Cub was born to Floyd and Meda Branin in Medford. He was a graduate of Mt. Holly High School and Rider College. He served in the Navy during World War II. He taught business and typing in Delaware and for over 25 yrs at Haddon Heights High School. He coached football and baseball early in his teaching career, and later ran the football programs. Many of you will remember him as the animated ticket taker for HHHS basketball and wrestling matches. He enjoyed dirt track stock car racing with his sons, the Delaware shore and the Outer Banks.
His granddaughters took care of him and he was very proud of their accomplishments. He raised Jamie and took care of his wife for 20 years with her battle with multiple sclerosis . Bowling, playing cards with his buddies, and the Phillies and Eagles were passions of his. He was a Haddonfield resident for 50-plus years.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield, NJ a where a service will follow at 6 pm. Interment, private.