Brett was born in St. Francis Hospital, weighing over 12lbs.
He was welcomed into our home by two brothers and two sisters.
He was so loved, and of course spoiled by all. He was only
a few months old when we moved back
to Pa., and then almost immediately to Ohio. What a well traveled
When he was two years old the family moved again,
this time to Philadelphia, Pa., and after just a year there
another move to Hazleton, Pa.. He grew up in a ministers
family and attended school in Hazleton, and when in seventh
grade moved with the family to Drums.
The Reverend and his wife bought a small health care facility
and lived with the family above it. He was enjoyed by all the
residents and spent many hours visiting them.
Brett attended MMI, a private school, from which he graduated in 1976.
He was well liked and respected by all who knew him.
Brett attended and graduated from Bloomsburg University in 1980
with a BA in Business Administration.
He studied for his nursing home administrators
license and passed the state board exam in 1982.
He then worked in the family business as chief financial officer
until the business was sold in 1984.
He continued on working with his father in other ventures,
a small restaruant called Charlee Chan(gosh I loved those chicken on a stick).
He then moved on to being appointed
Administrator of a county Nursing facility in Clarian, county, Pa..
My goodness, talk about well rounded!!!
In 1988 he accepted an appointment in Stanley Town, VA. to open
and serve as an admisnistrator of a new facility.
He went on to other facilities in the organization and was respected by all.
Brett sufferd with Rheumatoid Arthritis from age 28,
and had a major heart attack at age 37.
He never complained and many times assured his family that he
was ready to go home to be with the Lord, if it was to be.
He was very active in his singles sunday school class,
serving in several offices over the years.
Brett had a massive heart attack April 16th, 2000.
People attended his services from all the areas where he had lived and worked.
He was loved and respected by everyone he ever came in contact with,
be it his co-workers, company officials, employees,
and of course family and friends.
He will always be remembered for his ability to work and play
with integrity and compassion.
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