John Brajdic

Obituary of John R. Brajdic

John R. “Bob” Brajdic, 89, of Latrobe, passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at his home. He was born June 30, 1932 in Uniontown, a son of the late Frank and Eva (Zagar) Brajdic. Prior to retirement, Bob was the owner and operator of Westmoreland Tire in Greensburg for 39 years. After retirement, he went back to work for Walmart in their tire department. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served with the US Army. Bowling and golfing were among his favorite pastimes when he was able. He also liked to gamble and enjoyed visiting the casinos. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and enjoyed watching the Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins on TV. Everyone who knew Bob enjoyed his sense of humor. He was a great story teller and could tell jokes with the best of them. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Frances “Fran” (Hudec) Brajdic, and several brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife, Donna M. (Stoup) Brajdic, two sons, David R. Brajdic (Lisa) and Robert R. Brajdic; four grandchildren: Robert, Tyler, Katherine, and Daniel Brajdic; two step children: Sharon Peretti (Bob) and Mark Allshouse (Diana); two step grandchildren, Angela and Joseph Peretti; and a number of other siblings, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Friday, September 3rd from 4 to 7 PM in the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc., 1500 Ligonier Street, Latrobe. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 4th at 1:00 PM in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Bobbie Hineline officiating. Military services accorded by the Latrobe-Derry Veterans Honor Guard will be held immediately following the service in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Unity Cemetery. To post an online condolence, please visit www.hartman-grazianofuneralhome.com.
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Friday
3
September

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 3, 2021
Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc.
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday
4
September

Funeral Services

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Hartman Graziano Funeral Home Chapel
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday
4
September

Military Honors

1:30 pm - 1:40 pm
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Hartman Graziano Funeral Home Chapel
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Military Honors accorded by the Latrobe-Derry Veterans Honor Guard will be held immediately following funeral services in the funeral home chapel
Saturday
4
September

Service of Committal and Interment

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Unity Cemetery
114 Chapel Lane
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
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