Gwendolyn Elaine Bratchenko, 66, of Belleville, New Jersey, peacefully passed at home on Friday, March 1, 2019.
Please join the family as they celebrate Gwen's life at a memorial visitation on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 5-8 pm at the Codey & Jones Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Avenue, Caldwell.
Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, Gwen was the daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Pratt) Todhunter.
Gwen worked for several years as a customer service representative with Bed, Bath and Beyond in Totowa, New Jersey.
Gwen had a big heart and welcomed everyone, most especially children, into her home.
She was predeceased by her husband, Victor Bratchenko. Surviving to keep her memory alive are her children, Michelle Keyvani, Jennifer Conti, Sarafina Bratchenko, David and Angel Rivera; and also, her grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Gwendolyn Bratchenko, suggested designation; "Mission Possible" to the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, PO Box 64348, St. Paul, MN 55164-0348 (www.hazeldenbettyford.org/donate) would be appreciated.