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Daniel Ryan Branigan

ROCK HILL -- Mr. Daniel Ryan Branigan, 72, of 1461 Hathaway Drive, went to be with his Lord on Friday, July 27, 2007.

A funeral mass be 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2007, at Saint Anne Catholic Church, with Father Joseph Wahl officiating. Inurnment will be at Grandview Memorial Park - Hollis Lakes Road.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Branigan was born October 17, 1934, and was a son of the late William P. and Charlotte Laurey Branigan. He was a member of Saint Anne Catholic Church and a former member of the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Branigan retired from the Rock Hill School District Three in 2000 as director of purchasing and over the warehouse. Prior to his employment with the school district, he was employed with M. Lowenstein for 30 years. He was a U. S. Navy veteran and former member of the Elks Club. Mr. Branigan formerly served on the supervisor and credit committee for Rock Hill Family Trust.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Branigan was preceded in death by his brothers, William Branigan Jr. and Thomas Branigan; and his sisters, Sarah B. Dingee, Suzanne B. Davison and Peggy B. Gibson.

Mr. Branigan is survived by his wife of 48-1/2 years, Betty Wray Branigan; his daughter, Marianne Shillinglaw and her husband, Bobby of Rock Hill; his sister, Pat Jonas; a special friend, Seth Rainey of Rock Hill; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2007 at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, S.C. and other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 222 S. Cherry Road, Rock Hill, S.C. 29732 or Serenity Club of York County, P.O. Box 11044, Rock Hill, S.C. 29730.