Matthew R.J. “Paca” Bransky, 74, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2019, with his loving family surrounding him.
Matthew was born September 26, 1944 to Norine Bransky in Jersey City, New Jersey.
He met Maryann Greenwood in 1975 in Los Angeles, California. To this union they had their daughter, Natalie Ann Bransky in Mission Viejo, California in 1978. During this time, Matt worked in sales and consumer electronics. Then Matt moved the family to Santa Maria, California and worked in the car industry until 2003. They moved to Kingman, Arizona and he became a sales manager for Kingman Ford Lincoln Mercury and Nissan. He also sold real estate for Century 21 in Kingman. The family moved to Phoenix, Arizona and Matt continued to work in the car industry. Matt retired in Wood Heights, Missouri with his family. He served on the Wood Heights city council for six years. Matt also served in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Hood from 1966-1968. He loved to play golf, go fishing, hunting, and camping. He was also an accomplished artist. Matt took wonderful trips with his wife and best friends, the Sauser family.
Matt is survived by his wife, Maryann of 42 years; his daughter, Natalie, of Kansas City, Mo.; his sisters, Charlotte Bransky, of Greensboro, N.C., and Christina Bransky, of Los Angeles, Calif.; his brothers, Arthur Bransky, of Breinigsville, Penn., Francis (Colleen) Bransky, of Bonita Springs, Fla., Bill (Marlene) Bransky, of St. Anthony, Idaho; and his grandchildren, Tyler Bransky and Tristan George.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs, Mo., with visitation one hour prior. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, Mo.
Donations can be made to St. Jude Foundation.
Our Sincere Condolences
I love you Dad and will miss you always. Although my heart is breaking I know you are in Heaven smiling down on us and off somewhere fishing, painting, being with friends and family and doing all the things you love to do.
Love forever, your daughter, Natalie