Christine Braun, a Monroe resident for the last 10 years, died on Sunday, Feb. 27, at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was 45.

Born Dec. 18, 1965, in Queens, N.Y., and raised in Darien, she was the daughter of Charles and Rosemarie McCaghey of Darien.

Christine was a former employee of U. S. Surgical. She loved to spend time with her son, Connor, and visit with family and friends. She also enjoyed skiing and reading.

Survivors include her husband, Louis Braun of Monroe; and son, Connor of Monroe; her brother Michael McCaghey and his wife, Ellen, of Wilton; a sister Laura Hagen and her husband, Brian, of Darien; four brother- and sister-in-laws; and 11 nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Blake Braun, in 2002.

The family will received friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien, on Thursday, March 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. John R.C. Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien on Friday, March 4, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Fairfield Memorial Park in Stamford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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