Joseph Donald Branco

August 24, 1936 – April 23, 2024

Joseph Donald Branco, 87, of Gibbstown, New Jersey died on April 23, 2024, in Belton. Services will be held at later date in New Jersey.

He was born on August 24, 1936, in Camden, New Jersey to Franceso Branco and Etta (Entz) Branco.

In his early years, Joe graduated from Haddon Heights High School and distinguished himself as a talented high school football player. Following his graduation, he honorably enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in October 1956 and dutifully served as an Administrative Man (Chief Clerk) until September 1958. His commitment to his military service exemplified his strong work ethic, sense of duty, and patriotism.

Joe’s professional career centered around magazine distribution, culminating in his retirement as a regional manager from Select Magazines. His hard work and dedication left a lasting impact on those around him.

Joe married Sarah “Jane” (Ralston) Branco on June 17, 1961.

Joe is reunited in death with his beloved wife of 51 years, Sarah Jane (Ralston) Branco.

He is survived by his son, Joseph Branco Jr of Franklinville, New Jersey; daughter, Sharon  Todd of Belton, Texas; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial donation to ASPCA or your local pet rescue charity.

Arrangements are under the direction of Young’s Daughters Funeral Home & Bereavement Center.