Thomas G. Breznay Jr.

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Thomas G. Breznay Jr., age 78, Treasure Lake, DuBois, Pa., died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Penn Highlands DuBois following a brief illness.
Born Aug. 29, 1938, in Ashley, Pa., he was the son of the late Thomas G. Breznay Sr. and Ann D. (Golias) Breznay.
Tom was a graduate of Hanover Township High School Class of 1956.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served on the U.S.S. Boston in Norfolk, Va., then Iceland.
In 1966, he married Marie (Adamcheski) Breznay. They had been married 50 years.
Tom retired from Exxon Mobil Oil Company in Paulsboro, N.J., after 25 years of service as terminal supervisor. After his retirement, he drove for Enterprise Rent a Car and Clepper School Bus Company.
He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church where he had served on parish council. He was an officer in the Holy Family, Inc., Prayer Group in St. Marys, Pa. Tom could be found weekly at church for Adoration and the rosary. He prayed the rosary every day during Mother Angelica's television broadcast and had a special devotion to the Blessed Mother.
Tom is survived by a son, Bernard Breznay and his wife, Donna of Duryea, Pa.; two sisters, Kathy Lawmeyer and her husband, Michael of Bradenton, Fla., and Mary Jo Brody of Dallas, Pa.; two grandchildren, Michael ad Corissa Breznay; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ann Farris.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois.
The rosary will be prayed Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. from the funeral home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
Memorials may be sent to St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State Street, DuBois, PA 15801 and/or the Holy Family, Inc., P.O. Box 442, St. Marys, PA 15857.
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2017
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