John W. Brenchak

April 23, 1930 ~ July 21, 2019 (age 89)

Age 89, of Whitehall, formerly of the South Side, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Husband of the late Dorothy Brenchak and Augustine Brenchak; beloved father of Gina (Edward) Beck and John A. (Patty) Brenchak; stepfather of Jayne (Ben) Miley, JoAnn (Rick) Bralich, Gail (Bill) Smith, and Gilbert B. (Meg) Switala, Jr.; grandfather of Brian, Andrea, Kathy, Robert, Laura, Meghan, Sarah, Dane, Mary, Mitch, David, Tommy, Jodi, and Jamie; also ten great-grandchildren; brother of the late Mary Popovich; uncle of Michele Douglas. Friends received Friday 2-4 and 6-9 PM in Thomas J. Gmiter Funeral Home, Inc. 2323 E. Carson St. Funeral Service Saturday 9:00 AM in St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church. John retired from the City of Pittsburgh School District after more than 30 years as a teacher and a coach. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

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