In Loving Memory of Joseph J. Brazil
Joseph J. BrazilDunmore, PA November 6, 1940 ~ October 12, 2016 Date of Service: October 17, 2016
Joseph Jude Brazil, 75, Dunmore, died Wednesday morning at home. His wife is the former Helen Beverly Kish.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Margaret Dolan Brazil. A graduate of the former South Catholic High School in Scranton, he went on to serve honorably in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a former member of St. Eulalia’s Church in Elmhurst. Prior to retirement he was employed at American Can.
He was a loving father and grandfather. He looked forward to and enjoyed his daily walks with his wife and caring for his dog Ernie. He was a devoted fan to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Notre Dame. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.
Also surviving are a daughter Melissa Griffiths and her husband Billy, Dunmore, and a son, Joseph Brazil, Jr., Dunmore, four granddaughters, Nichole, Sarah, Emilly, and Alicia Griffiths, all of Dunmore, a brother, Atty. Gene Brazil and his wife Pauline, Ft. Washington, PA, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ann Brazil Cawley and Marjorie Martini, and three brothers, Paul Brazil, Atty. John “Jack” Brazil, and Gerald Brazil.
A funeral mass will be held Monday at 9:30am in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street in Dunmore. There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter 967 Griffin Pond Road South Abington Twp, PA 18411
Arrangements and care are entrusted to the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. in Dunmore.