Michael James Braccio, age 50, a lifelong Milford resident, passed away on October 1, 2017. He was born on May 27, 1967 to the late Eugene Braccio and Ann C. Kennedy. He was employed as a carpenter for the Carpenters Union Local 210. He will be remembered for his funny and witty personality, his devotion and talent for carpentry, being a very hard worker, dedication and love for his family, his extreme generosity, being an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan, for preserving with every challenge in his life and being loved by everybody who knew him. A loving husband, stepfather, brother, uncle, and step grandfather, Mr. Braccio is survived by his loving wife Katherine Twigg Braccio, stepchildren Casey, Morgan, Ben and Noah Johnson all of Milford, sisters Mary Fanzutti and her husband Robert of Naugatuck, Joyce Bonadies and her husband Art of Port St. Lucie, FL, step granddaughter Isabella Johnson, mother-in-law Lucille Ceresa, brother-in-law Sonny Twigg, multiple nieces and nephews and his beloved dog Chloe. Beside his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Anthony and Gene Braccio and sister Ann Braccio. Calling hours will be held Friday, October 6, 2017 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Smith Funeral Home, 135 N Broad St., Milford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 7th directly at St. Mary’s Church, Gulf St., Milford at 10:00am. Interment will follow in Milford Cemetery.