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Jonathan Daniel Branchik

Jonathan Daniel Branchik was born June 12,1952 in Cleveland, Ohio and passed away in Newberry, Florida on January 2nd,  2023 due to complications from a hip replacement surgery. He was the 4th and youngest son of John Leroy and Marian Branchik.

John grew up in Cleveland, OH where he graduated from Collinwood High School. He also attended Hiram College in Hiram, OH.

John lived in California for some years and then moved to Key West. There he became a businessman, refurbished shrimper shacks, and turned them into a resort called The Cottages, which he managed for many years.

Later, John moved to Archer Florida, where he purchased and managed Newberry Laundry until he retired.

He is survived by his brother Richard Branchik and nephew Adam Branchik of Eugene, Oregon.

John was loved by and loved his many friends. From the homeless to millionaires, everyone would light up when they saw Jonathan. He was a great listener, he remembered everyone’s stories. He made everyone feel special. He leaves a big hole in many lives.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 6:00 pm at Milam Funeral Home, 22405 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, Florida 32669.

The service will be viewable on Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3522248703?pwd=VzBaa0tnTmFNT0ZxSnZrcndkTDUyUT09

Meeting ID: 352 224 8703

Passcode: 4g9abA

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!

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