Enid Joanne Brannon (Rosenberg), 71, of Brooklyn died July 11, 2012. Born in Newark, she grew up in West Orange and moved to Brooklyn 45 years ago.
Mrs. Brannon taught feminism/women’s studies at Jersey City State College; served as executive director of Brooklyn’s Prospect Hill Senior Center for many years; had a private practice in psychotherapy; and created programs against elder abuse in her long career as a social worker. She also moderated focus groups for Kennan Research and was an active board member and fundraiser for the Center Against Domestic Violence.
She graduated from West Orange High School in 1958 and received her BA from Smith College in 1962 and her MSW from Hunter College in 1964.
She headed George McGovern’s presidential campaign in Brooklyn, and in recent years, was a fundraiser and major contributor to the “My Own Book” Fund and served on the board of her West Midwood, Brooklyn, neighborhood.
Predeceased by her brother, Paul Rosenberg of South Orange, she is survived by her husband of 45 years, Robert; her daughter, Elizabeth Platt-Brannon; and three grandsons.
Memorial services were held in Brooklyn on July 15. Memorial contributions may be sent to My Own Book Fund, 52 Chambers St., New York, NY 10007, attn: Ann Cassano: The Enid Joanne Brannon Memorial Fund.