Elizabeth Jean Brauer, 86, of North Port, Fla., and formerly of Trumbull, Conn., passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.
She was born May 14, 1928, in Springfield, Mass., the daughter of William and Teresa Fillman.
Elizabeth attended school in Bridgeport, Conn.
She was employed by Aetna and Richards Insurance Agencies in Connecticut, and State Farm Insurance in Florida. Elizabeth was the president of the First PTA council in Trumbull, and was involved in many other important associations. She was the President of the Women’s Insurance League of Connecticut, President of the Does of the Englewood, Fla., Elks Lodge, and the President of the Harbor Isles Hi Ho Social Association.
She moved from Trumbull in 1984 to Port Charlotte, Fla., later moving to Harbor Isles in North Port. She loved Ceramics, Quilting, Camping, Swimming and Cruising. She and her husband Otto Brauer took cruises to the Caribbean, Alaska and the Panama Canal.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Otto Brauer; her son, Jeffery (Cindy); grandchildren, David, Adam and Joshua Dobrovich, and Heather and Timothy Brauer; great-grandchildren, Emma, Adam Jr. and Mason Dobrovich; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Joyce; and her son-in-law, George Dobrovich.
A memorial will be announced and held in the future, and she will be interred at Nichols Memorial Burial Grounds in Trumbull.