Joseph Allan Brach

  • December 7, 2012

Joseph Allan Brach

Avid Steelers fan loved hunting

Joseph Allan Brach, 45, of Meadow Lands, died Wednesday, December 5, 2012, in his residence, following a lengthy battle with cancer.

He was born August 12, 1967, in Washington, a son of Arnold Brach and Pamela Volen Brach of Washington.

Mr. Brach was a 1986 graduate of McGuffey High School and worked as a truck driver for Golden Triangle Construction.

He was an avid Steelers fan and loved hunting, fishing, being outdoors and attending the Deerasic Classic every year.

On December 4, 1999, he married Marcia Allen, who survives.

Surviving, in addition to his wife and parents, are son, Tyler Brach; three daughters, Schyler Brach, Joesi Brach and Jaycie Brach; brother, A.J. (Missy) Brach; stepsister, Kathy (Tim) Krall of Washington; maternal grandmother, Doris Volen; mother-in-law, Shelley (Bud) White; father-in-law, Bob “Pap” (Mary) Allen; sisters-in-law, Laura Droboj, Robin Allen and Jeanie Allen; brother-in-law, Bobby Allen; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He also leaves behind his special dog, “Little G.”

Deceased are maternal grandfather, Joseph Volen and paternal grandparents, Mary and Frank Brach.

Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, December 10, in Miraculous Medal Church, Meadow Lands, with Father Carmen D’Amico as celebrant.

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