Carl D. Browning

November 15, 1937 - October 25, 2016

U.S. Veteran

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Visiting hours will be held on Friday, October 28th from 6 - 8 p.m. at the family home, 46 Pier Road, Cape Porpoise.

Mr. Browning, 78, of Cape Porpoise, died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on October 25, 2016.

He was born on November 15, 1937, in Guernsey County, Ohio to Norman A. and Margaret O. Browning, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gail Browning.

Carl graduated from New Philadelphia High School in Ohio and shortly after joined the U.S. Navy. He served aboard the destroyer USS Beatty. Carl resided in Sanford for many years and was known in the community for his work as a Master Electrician and owner of Browning’s Greenhouse with his family. He was also a member of the Sanford Volunteer Fire Dept. Carl was an avid gardener and enjoyed bird watching and traveling with his family.

Other surviving family include a sister, Karen (Joseph) Pace and brother John (Norma) Browning; daughters, Nancy (Tim) Yost and Susan Browning and grandson, Benjamin Yost.

Carl was preceded in death by three brothers, Norman, Edward and Gene Browning.

A celebration of Carl’s life will be held in June 2017, when a tree will be planted in his memory.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, October 28th from 6 – 8 p.m. at the family home, 46 Pier Road in Cape Porpoise.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his name to the New Philadelphia High School Alumni Assoc. in New Philadelphia, Ohio. (Quaker Foundation).    http://www.quakerfoundation.org/downloads/contribution-form.pdf

The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.


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