Bradford, VT-Mark “Benny” W. Brocar, Sr., 69, of Maple Street died Monday, August 31, 2020 at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon, NH after a short battle with cancer.
He was born June 22, 1951 in Milford, CT the son of William Joseph Brocar and Edna (Stratton) Brocar. He attended schools in Milford, CT. After schooling, Mark worked for several years at the Bucks Spumoni Ice Cream Co. in Milford.
In 1981 he moved to Bradford, VT where he worked for K. Donald Welch, and ARC Mechanical. He retired from the Hanover Inn at Dartmouth College. On February 14, 1988 he married Rebecca O’Donnell in Bradford, VT. Mark was an avid cat lover, and was a devoted fan of Elvis and the New York Yankees.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca of Bradford, VT, children, Mark (Connie) Brocar Jr. of Northfield, VT, William (Danielle) Brocar of Milford, CT, Michael (Cari) Paige of Washington, VT, Cassandra (Lee) Lemieux of North Haverhill, NH, a brother, William Christopher (Sandra) Brocar of Milford, CT, a sister, Melanie (Richard) Simmons of Bradford, VT, his father-in-law, Leo O’Donnell Sr. of Bradford, VT and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Anna Marie Burnaka, a sister, Rosemarie Creamer and her husband, William W. Creamer, his mother-in-law, Lila O’Donnell, and brother-in-law, Leo “Skip” O’Donnell Jr.
Private services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Hale Funeral Home in Bradford, VT.
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