Bradford E. Brackenbury
January 1, 1949 - October 14, 2013
AUBURN – Bradford E. Brackenbury, 64, of Auburn, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, October 14th, 2013. Born in Lewiston on January 1, 1949, he was the son of J. Earl Brackenbury and Theresa (Maheux) Stasick of Auburn. After graduation from E.L.H.S. in 1967, he joined the armed forces and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was an avid walker who loved the ocean and could talk to you for hours about science and astronomy. Bradford was a kind and gentle soul who was loved by many.
Bradford is survived by his wife of 26 years, the former Janis Boston of Auburn, his step -son, Eddie Gagne and companion Sean of Kennebunk, his sister, Brenda Bisson and husband Paul of Auburn, their sons Michael Bisson, wife Kimberly and their daughter Camille of Pleasanton, CA, and Timothy Bisson, his wife Jennifer and their sons Jack and Aiden of Long Island, NY, two special aunts, who were like mothers to Bradford, Dorothy Weeks and Eleanor Helwig of Auburn, and many cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and his grandmother, Esther Brackenbury. Special thanks to his V.A. Nurses Barbara and Marcia, Lisa Brooks C.N.A., and John Files from Helping Hands who made it possible for Bradford to live independently.