SCARSDALE, N.Y. - Francis Xavier Bronner, Sr., a longtime resident of Scarsdale, died July 31. He was 89.
Bronner was born March 31, 1925, in Queens. He was a graduate of St. John's University and had a career as a certified public accountant in Manhattan.
He was a member of the American Institute of CPAs for more than 64 years. He was also a member of the New York State Society of CPAs (New York City and Westchester Chapters). He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Men's Society of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. He also served as treasurer with the Volunteer Fire Patrol for the Town of Eastchester.
Bronner is survived by his wife, Diana (Tully); children, Ellen Anderson (David) of Raleigh, N.C., Francis X. Bronner, Jr. (Susan) of Patterson, Thomas J. Bronner (Mae) of Wilton, Conn., James P. Bronner (Margaret) of Singapore and Fla., and Patrick L. Bronner (Kimberly) of Montrose; nine grandchildren; sisters, Eva Bronner of Williston Park and Joan Jennings (Henry) of Port Jefferson Station; and 12 nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are Friday, Aug. 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Homes , 824 Scarsdale Ave., Scarsdale, NY 10583 914-725-1137. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Scarsdale.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bronner’s honor to Seton Village , 148 Convent Road, Nanuet, N.Y. 10954.