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William Brasco

May 23, 1937 ~ April 29, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

William Brasco 83 of Jeannette died Thursday April 29, 2021 at home.  He was born May 23, 1937 in Jeannette a son of the late James and Angelina (Perry) Brasco.  Prior to retirement he was employed by Heilig-Meyers Furniture and he was a veteran of the US Army.  He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, a 48 year member of the Jeannette School Board, participated in the first Westmoreland County Coaches Association Wrestling Tournament where he was the gold medalist at 154 pounds.  Bill was an avid Jayhawk fan and loved Jeannette but most of all loved spending time with his grandchildren.  He also enjoyed his travels to Wildwood, Las Vegas and New Orleans.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters Mary DeAugustine, Lucy Antoniak, Samuel Brasco, Daniel Brasco and Virginia LaVella and two sons in law David Tyger and Harry "Skip" Walt.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years Rita (Kruse) Brasco, his children William E. Brasco and his wife Lesa of Greensburg, Scott A. Brasco and his wife Corine of Mickleton, NJ, Mark Brasco and his wife Dana of Jeannette, Maria Tyger of Jeannette and Suzanne L. Swarmer and her husband Ryan of Gibsonia, 10 grandchildren and 3 step grandchildren: Vincent and Adele Brasco, Nicholas, Rachel and Anthony Brasco, Jackson, Oakley and Rebecca Tyger, Casey and Meaghan Walt, Nathaniel, Joshua and Alyssa Swarmer, a brother James Brasco of Venice, FL and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette.  A funeral mass will be celebrated Monday at 10:00 AM in Ascension Church.  All current CDC guidelines will be followed including capacity limits.  Entombment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  To send online condolences visit www.mason-gelder.com.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
May 2, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

Visitation
Sunday
May 2, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

Funeral Mass
Monday
May 3, 2021

10:00 AM
Ascension Catholic Church
615 Division St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

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