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“Alice, Sean, Kevin and Brian,We are very sorry to hear of the death of John. We were our of town at a wedding or we would have been there. Always...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Dawn McAleer - Pittsburgh, PA

“Alice, Sean, Kevin and Brian ~~~ We are so sorry to hear of John's death. We want you to know that we were out of town at a Wedding when John passed...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Brosnan Family,So sorry to hear the news of John's death. He was a friend of ours in the stands and on the sidelines of many soccer pitches as...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“AliceI am so sorry for your lossMy sympathies and prayersto you and your family I am in FL so was not able to visit in person ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Barb MvDaniel - Fort Walton Beach, FL

“Dear Alice and the Brosnan Family, I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of John. He was such a great guy. May God grant you and your family the...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Rita Fate - Pittsburgh, PA

“Rest in Peace John. My thoughts and prayers are with the family on the loss of such a fine gentleman. It was my pleasure to work with him for...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Robert McKnight - Pittsburgh, PA

“Alice, Sean. Brian, and Kevin. So sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my prayers.Michelle Ventura ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Brosnan Family:I just got off the phone with Nancy O'Grady Donoghue and told her the sad news of John, Jr. She feels very badly for your...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Patricia Connolly-Dupuis - QC

“Went through grade school with John. He was intelligent and good humored. We hunted deer around Tionesta. His nickname? "Great White".I'm very...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: William A. Miller - Forest, VA

“We were so sorry to hear of John's passing. He was a great person and Coach who left his mark on hundreds of children. He will be missed. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Dewick Family

“Alice, Sean, Kevin and Brian: Your dad will always remain in your heart! His caring ways, attentiveness to detail, kindness and patience are...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the Brosnan family for your loss. May God's Word and loyal love help bring you comfort (Psalm 136:23). ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: - NJ

“Alice, Brian and Family,I was tremendously saddened to hear of John's passing. I had many great times with John - passing the hours at various...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Tim Frenz - Friend

“Alice and Family, I was so sorry to hear of John's passing. He was truly a great man and loved by all. I will always remember the soccer games and...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Sandy Sabo - Pittsburgh, PA

“I am deeply saddened by the news of John's passing. I want to tell you how sorry I am. Please remember that I am praying for you and your family in...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Michele Yeager - Pgh, PA

“The loss of a father is no easy endeavor nor is it something that will ever be forgotten; just like the life a father builds for his children and the...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: JMA - Pittsburgh, PA

“Please find comfort from God's word during this time. Hosea13:14 ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: C T

“BB, so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I have only great memories of him during the years of Beadling Soccer. Best to your Mom and...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Thomas - Moon Township, PA


Age 61, of Green Tree, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Beloved husband of Alice (Horn); loving father of Sean, Kevin, and Brian; loving son of Kathleen Brosnan, from Galway, Ireland and the late John, Sr., from Kerry, Ireland; beloved brother of Thomas, Michael, Jimmy, Mary, and the late David and Kathleen; beloved uncle of James Brosnan, Jr., Christopher Schaber, Candace and Lacey Bathe, Angela Pittek and Hannah, Luke, and Sam Knipe. Straight outta Garfield, John worked at Mesta Machine as an iron worker with Local #3, he was a permit supervisor with Penndot, and was a past president of KO Soccer.