John Breha
John (Waz) Breha, of Swoyersville, passed away Friday, July 24, 2009, at his home.
Born on September 1, 1950, he was a son of Anna Linko Breha and the late Steve Breha.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Church in Swoyersville and was employed at Intermetro in Plains. John started the Sons of the Legionnaires in 1997 and was the SAL Commander. He was also a member of the PAV, the Slovak Club and the Henry Club. He was an active donor to St. Joe’s Center in Swoyersville. He also loved drag racing, rock-and-roll music and making beer can chicken.
Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Steve Breha.
Surviving in addition to his mother, Anna, are his brothers, Martin, of Swoyersville; Andrew and his wife, Anne of Kingston; sons, John S. and his fiancée, Alicia, of Larksville; and William J., at home; a grandson, Gavin Breha; sister-in-law Fran Breha, of Swoyersville; as well as nieces and nephews.
He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
The funeral for John will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, Hughes Street, Swoyersville. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Swoyersville. Family and friends may call Tuesday morning, from 9 a.m. until time of service. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Lehman-Gregory Funeral Home Inc.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Josephs Center, Swoyersville.
Published by Times Leader on Jul. 27, 2009.
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Dear John,it saddens me to know you are no longer with us but, I know some day we will cross paths in heaven and reunite and continue our friendship.This is only a temporary loss because you will always be rememberd by me and many others for the good humanitarian we all found in you.It was a great pleasure working with your sense of caring,
pleasantness,and understanding.
God Bless You.
Tony Marcheona
August 10, 2009
John, so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. He was a great man. My thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be in your heart forever. Naomi Rusinko Reynolds (Nicholson PA)
July 28, 2009
John, so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. He was a great man. My thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be in your heart forever.
Naomi Rusinko Reynolds
July 28, 2009
Very,very sorry to learn of Waz's passing. He was such a good guy and long-time friend. I certainly shall miss him.
My sympathies to all the family. My prayers will be with Waz .
Frank Malia
July 27, 2009
John,
I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Karen Patterson (Joel's wife)
July 27, 2009
A very good man and a friend to all of us at the Legion, quite a sense of humor. Thoughts and prayers of comfort are with the family.

Sandy Lewis and Mike Romanoskey.
sandy lewis
July 27, 2009
A wonderful man.He was a caring and good friend.He will be missed by many .
lisa minnelli
July 26, 2009
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