Joseph Braglio, 92, Woodlawn tavern owner


Joseph Braglio, a retired Woodlawn tavern owner, died Feb. 6 of congestive heart failure at the Mariner Catonsville Heath Care Center. The Woodstock resident was 92.

Born in Granite and raised in Woodstock, Mr. Braglio was a graduate of St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Parochial School.

As a young man, he cut stone in local quarries. He later founded the Windsor Inn on Windsor Mill Road in Woodlawn and worked alongside relatives at the Woodstock Inn and the Millstream Inn, also in Woodlawn.

Mr. Braglio was a founder of the Baltimore County Licensed Beverage Association. He also followed the Maryland thoroughbred racing circuit and had owned horses.

Services were held Monday.

Survivors include two grandsons, Anthony Scott Braglio of Woodstock and Joseph Wayne Braglio Jr. of Joppa; and four great-grandchildren. His wife of more than 50 years, Ida Myers, died in 1982. His son, Joseph Wayne Braglio Sr., died in 2000.

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