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LEDYARD, Conn. — John Sidney Browning of Ledyard, Conn., passed away April 24, 2013.

Born December 4 1941, he was a son of the late John H. and Sally Browning of Crooked Creek. He was married to the late Gail Merritt Browning for 18 wonderful years. Also preceding him in death were three brothers, Tommy Browning, Buster Browning, and Everett Browning, all of Crooked Creek.

John worked as a mold maker for Wyman Gordon for 33 years before his retirement in 2006.

He loved playing his guitar and attending bluegrass festivals with his many friends. He was also an avid fan of NASCAR racing, the Boston Red Sox; UCONN Women’s basketball, and the Connecticut Sun.

Survivors include a daughter, Sally Jo Browning of Newport, R.I.; stepdaughter, Lynn Merritt of Stonington, Conn.; sister, Shirley Wright of Warner Robins, Ga.; brother-in-law, Jerry Merritt of Groton, Conn.; and longtime friend and caregiver, Eric Lundberg of Ledyard.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.

The Dinoto Funeral Home of Mystic, Conn., has assisted the family.

Information supplied by family.

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