GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – John A. Bresnan, age 76, of Lebanon Avenue, Greenville, passed away Monday morning, September 28, 2020, in his residence.
He was born on May 5, 1944, in Greenville and raised in Shenango.
John attended St. Michael Schools and was a 1962 graduate of Reynolds High School.
He was employed for 38 years in the axle shop of Trinity Industries and retired from the Greenville Borough Street Department.
John was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville.
He was a 4th Degree Knight and past Treasurer of 35 years with Knights of Columbus Fitzmartin Council #1446. He was a member of Reynolds V.F.W. Post #7599.
John was an avid sports fan, especially Reynolds Raiders sports and Cleveland Browns and Indians.
On February 7, 1970, he married the former Mary L. McGinty, she survives. Also surviving are two sons, John M. Bresnan and his wife, Lynn, of Greenville and Pat M. Bresnan and his wife, Sheila, of Florence, South Carolina; a sister, Polly Bukta of Clinton, Iowa; three brothers, Edward Bresnan and his wife, Hannolore, of Long Beach, California, William Bresnan and his wife, Roberta, of Greenville and Thomas Bresnan of Greenville and five grandchildren, Johnny, Grace, Tom, Nicky and Joey.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ann Moyer and two brothers, Dick Bresnan and David Bresnan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Reynolds Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, 531 Reynolds Road, Greenville, PA 16125 or to St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High Street, Greenville, PA 16125.
Calling hours are Thursday, October 1, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at The Gathering Place at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High Street, Greenville, Pennsylvania.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, October 1, at 1:00 p.m., at the church with Rev. Christopher Barnes, Pastor, as celebrant.
All in attendance are asked to wear masks.
Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main Street, Greenville.
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