John R. Brasser GREECE- Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 67. Predeceased by his parents, Clarence and Rita (Meisenzahl) Brasser; sister, Patty Brasser Ireland; great niece, Layla Hope Caramanna. Survived by his daughters, Michelle & Alison Brasser; mother of his children, Andree Brasser; siblings, James (Elizabeth) Brasser, Kathryn (Michael) Caramanna, and Eileen Brasser; aunt, Frances Weeks; several nieces, nephews, great nieces & great nephews, cousins; and many dear friends. John was a graduate of McQuaid Jesuit and earned his bachelors degree at SUNY Brockport. He worked 37 years for Eastman Kodak, was a proud veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and worked after retirement as an educator. He enjoyed history, music and the outdoors. Above all, he was a devoted father and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be held Sunday, Aug. 26th 4-6 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Rd. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, Aug 27th 9:30 AM at St. Theodore’s Church. For more information and to sign the online guestbook, visit

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  1. I’m very sorry to learn John has left us. We went through grammar school and then high school together. Always a great guy!

    Unfortunately I’m out of town and will miss the services but will remember him in prayers. My sympathies go out to John’s family.

  2. My deepest sympathy to You all.
    My prayers thoughts and wishes of peace to John and all of you-he was a friend who will be missed

  3. My heart is sad for you all, especially Jim and Beth. May His Angels guide your brother’s path to Heaven.

  4. So sorry to hear the passing of John. He was a wonderful person. Have many fond memories. Love and prayers to all.

  5. So very sorry to learn of John’s passing. We all shared so many wonderful summers at Lazy Acres; my sympathies to Jim and Beth and John’s daughters and family.

  6. To Michelle, Alison, Jim, Kathryn, Eileen and all the Brasser Family. Joanne, Tom Jr and I send you our deepest sympathy. John was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed. Know that our thoughts and prayers are always with you.

  7. Kathy and I were so shocked to learn of John’s passing. Wonderful fond memories of Friday night sailings in the 1980’s on JB’s sloop. The gang from Photochemicals Division at Kodak Park had so many fun times and JB was always a great addition to those gatherings. We will miss him. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family.

  8. Very sorry to hear the news about John. He and I worked together for many years at Kodak. I will long remember his big heart and his great sense of humor. John will be greatly missed by all.

  9. We were so sorry to hear about John’s passing. We will always have wonderful memories of John and also our annual camping trips with John, Andree, Michelle and Alison. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of John’s family and friends. Sorry we can’t be at the services since we live in Florida now, but we will be thinking of all of you.

  10. So very sad to hear of John’s passing. He was a great person, friend and mentor. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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