Charles “Charlie” Braun of Northampton, formerly of Guilford, VT, died Oct. 6 in a bicycling accident. He was born in Minneola, N.Y. to Lester and Sylvia (Newmark) Braun. He was a school counselor in both Leyden and West Tisbury and was an avid cyclist and outdoor enthusiast. Growing up in a family of musicians, he was a prolific songwriter and performed and recorded across many genres. He was also a master timber framer, building many dwellings, including his own family home in Vermont. In addition to his mother, he is  survived by two daughters, Cedar Onchi and her husband, Jon, and Jemma Siperstein and her husband Stephen; four grandchildren, Ella, Meeka, Harper, and Nate; and siblings Linda Braun, Carolyn Braun, and Michael Braun. Memorial contributions may be made to;;; and ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME

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