Richard Bracken Sr. 86 retired NYPD; loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather of Leesburg Florida passed away on May 31, 2019 at the Willow’s Memory Care Oxford Florida. Born in Staten Island raised in Eltingville and resided in Great Kills for 37 years before moving to Florida in 1997. He graduated from Tottenville High School and proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He retired as Detective Sgt. from the 122 precinct in 1992 after 37 years of service. A job which he truly loved. Dick enjoyed golf, reading, crosswords and trips up north spent with family.
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He is survived by his wife of 64 years Joan (Mojecki); loving dad to Richard Jr. (Barbara); Brian (Sidia) and Donna (Joseph). Grandfather to five and great-grandfather to four. He is also survived by his brother John.
A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel of Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm with a gathering of family and friends from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Inurnment will be held at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell on Friday, June 7 at 11:30 AM.