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Francis W."Braz" Breznay

July 3, 2018
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FRANCIS W. "BRAZ" BREZNAY age 84, of Duquesne, on July 3, 2018 at home. He was a son of the late Steve and Anna (Kish) Breznay. Braz was a retired boilermaker at US Steel Duquesne Works with 34 years service. He was a member of Holy Trinity Church, West Mifflin, and was a past president of their Men's Club. He served on Parish Council, volunteered at Children's Hospital, volunteered with Meals On Wheels, and co-chaired the 100th anniversary of Holy Trinity Church. He proudly served in the army; he was stationed in Germany where he was awarded the Guardian of the Outpost of Democracy, serving in the 6th Infantry Regiment. He was also a valued employee of the Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home for over 15 years. He also enjoyed golfing and fishing. Beloved husband of 59 years to Jane (Bitkowski) Breznay; father of Cindy (late Duane P.) Salopek of West Mifflin and the late Stephen Breznay; grandfather of Nicole (Brandon) Salopek, Neil (Stefanie) Salopek, Melissa (Tom) Temple; great-grandfather of Lia, Adilee Salopek, Olivia McMillan, Braelynn Temple, and Jace Nathan; brother of Agnes (Jerry) Smith of Bethel Park, Pauline (William) Robinson of Crosby, TX, and the late William Breznay. Visitation will be held on Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300 where a Blessing Service will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Church at 9:30. Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be with military honors on Monday at 2 p.m. at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

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