December 12, 1926 ~ July 21, 2018
Rochester, New York
Joseph C. Brett
Rochester: July 21, 2018 at age 91. Joe is predeceased by his wife, Kathleen. He is survived by his children, Mary Brett, Kathleen Collins, Joseph (Tiffany) Brett, Thomas (Audrey) Brett, Matthew Brett, Anne Brett, Therese (Andreas) Eppler; 20 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his sister, Kathryn (Kay) Ignatowski; brother-in-law, Delmar Leach; many nieces and nephews. Joe was a veteran of the US Army, having served with the 43rd Infantry Division 1950-1953. He retired from Gannett Rochester Newspapers in 1989. Joe’s family warmly thank the staff of the Special Care Unit at St. Ann’s Home for all they did for him and his family during his final months.
His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 10:00 AM Saturday July 28th at Holy Cross Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please have Mass offered for the repose of his soul. Donations may also be made in his memory to the Special Care Unit at St. Ann’s Community 1500 Portland Avenue Rochester, NY 14621. For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com