Dobranski, Thomas Michael "Tom"

Thomas Michael "Tom" Dobranski, age 69, of Jackson passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at his residence.

He was born on Sept. 9, 1944 in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Andrew Dobranski and the late Genevieve Walkerwicz. Tom was a member of Stark United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force in crash rescue. Tom was a lifetime firefighter. He responded to the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001 and was also hands-on with TWA Flight 800.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Dobranski.

Tom is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Bohan Dobranski of Jackson; children, Marie Flanagan, Joseph Flanagan and his spouse, Paula, and Jason Dobranski; grandchildren, Garrett Routh, Anastasia Flanagan, and Joshua Flanagan.

Memorial services for Tom Dobranski will be held at a later date. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at

Sherrell-Westbury Funeral Home, 212 E. College St., Jackson, is serving the Dobranski family.