In Loving Memory of Joseph J. Brazil

Joseph J. Brazil

Joseph J. Brazil

Dunmore, 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. 

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Ross Wayman
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Condolences
Reply #9 on : Thu November 10, 2016, 08:08:33
Bev, So sorry for your loss. What a great guy...
Jackie Brazil Greening
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Sympathy
Reply #8 on : Mon October 17, 2016, 19:35:13
To Aunt Bev and my cousins Melissa and Joe - I am so sorry about the loss of your dad. I have many memories of Uncle Joe especially at our house in Southside and at the wonderful parties Aunt Marge hosted for everyone. I pray for your comfort. Keep the wonderful memories close to your heart. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May Uncle Joe rest now in peace.
Joy Upright
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Bev and Family
Reply #7 on : Mon October 17, 2016, 18:58:22
I want to extend my sympathy to you and your family. I remember how important family was to you and this is a terrible loss for you all. With prayers of sympathy, comfort and peace of heart. Joy
Mary (Wnenta) Batcha
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Re: In Loving Memory of Joseph J. Brazil
Reply #6 on : Sat October 15, 2016, 20:39:33
To the Brazil family,
Just wanted to send my deepest sympathies on the loss of Joe....I worked with him at American Can many years ago...I remember him as a hardworking man..with a gentle nature...he will be missed....
Pam Lieberman
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Fond memories
Reply #5 on : Sat October 15, 2016, 20:38:14
I have so many fond memories of uncle Joe growing up. I always thought he looked so much like my dad. I remember my dad calling Melissa and Joe and pretending to be Santa. My heart is broken over your untimely death. You had so much more loving life ahead of you. I hope that you Rest In Peace with my dad and your other siblings. I love you. Pam
Peggy Dee
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Condolences
Reply #4 on : Sat October 15, 2016, 12:35:50
So sorry for your terrible loss. Prayers for your family.
Tom & Cathie Galka and Family
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Condolances
Reply #3 on : Sat October 15, 2016, 10:14:55
Joe and family we are so saddened to hear of the passing of your dad. You are all in our prayers.
John & Patty P Quinn
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Dad
Reply #2 on : Fri October 14, 2016, 21:00:27
Joe, our thought and prayers are with you and your beautiful family at this most difficult and sad time! Be at peace knowing that your dad is finally at peace. Jesus was there to great him and take him home,Please know that our Father in heaven welcomed him home, blessed him and enjoined him in His Heavenly Kingdom.
Judy Brazil Schmidt
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Love
Reply #1 on : Fri October 14, 2016, 20:53:49
Uncle Joe always had a kind word, an infectious laugh and a twinkle in his eye. He was loved by all and will be missed by many. ❤️❤️