Leslie Badeau Bragdon Jr. passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.
Lee's Life Celebration will begin at noon, Monday, Sept. 23, at Gray Memorial Funeral Home, 12 Springfield Ave., Cranford, N.Y., where his funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Westfield.
He was born to the late Leslie Badeau Bragdon Sr. and Florence Frazer. Leslie, affectionately known as Lee, and was raised in Cranford. In 1964 he graduated from The Citadel, in Charleston, S.C. He was a senior leader at Dun & Bradstreet and retired in 1997 after 31 years of service. After retiring he moved to Lewes to enjoy his favorite pastimes of camping and fishing. He passed down his love of fishing to all his grandchildren and really enjoyed being their biggest cheerleader at school and sporting events.
Lee is survived by his wife Joanne; two daughters: Heather and husband Chuck, and Nancy and husband Scott; five grandchildren: Caroline, Erin, Caden, Riley and Parker; along with many dear friends.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Lee's memory to your local SPCA.