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BRESCIA Ralph Joseph
Birth:          13 Oct 1920 Philadelphia, Pa.
Death:          17 Jan 2005 Media, Delaware Co., Pa.
Burial:         Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pa.

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Ralph Joseph Brescia Sr., 84, (obit)

Delaware County Daily Times (Primos - Upper Darby, PA) - Thursday, January 20, 2005

World War II vet; owned/operated auto repair shops

Ralph Joseph Brescia Sr., 84, of Aston, a World War II veteran, died Jan. 17 at the Wallingford Nursing 
Home.



A Marine Corps veteran, Mr. Brescia served in the South Pacific during World War II and was awarded two 
Purple Hearts.

When he returned from the war, Mr. Brescia owned and operated automotive repair businesses affiliated with 
Esso, Exxon and Texaco until he retired.

Mr. Brescia was a member of The Knights of Columbus, where he ran a Monday night bingo game at St. 
Joseph Church in Aston.

Survivors: Sons, Joseph T. Brescia of Darby, Ralph J. Brescia of Newtown Square; daughter, Joyce B. 
Binder of Broomall; sister, Josephine Valentino of Springfield; three grandchildren.

Service: 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, Concord Road, Aston.

Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Friday at the church.

Burial: Arlington Mausoleum.

Contributions: American Cancer Society, 1615 West Chester Pike, Suite 102, West Chester, PA, 19382.

Arrangements: O'Leary Funeral Home.
Delaware County Daily Times (Primos - Upper Darby, PA) - Thursday, January 20, 2005

Parents
BRESCIA Giuseppe (Joseph) (23 Sep 1895 - 16 Feb 1990)
FARINELLA Paschalina (Lena) (22 May 1899 - 30 Nov 1984)

Siblings
BRESCIA Ralph Joseph (13 Oct 1920 - 17 Jan 2005)
BRESCIA Louisa R. (13 Feb 1925 - 18 Apr 1936)
BRESCIA Josephine L. ()

Marriage To STELLA Mae Gloria (17 Jun 1920 - 15 Sep 2005) m. 1947 Philadelphia, Pa. Notes Parents STELLA Nicholas (15 Jan 1886 - 16 Jun 1965) BUFANO Maria (Mary) (11 Apr 1886 - 20 Jun 1978) Children by STELLA Mae Gloria 17 Jun 1920 - 15 Sep 2005
BRESCIA Joseph T. (16 Jan 1948 - 12 Jan 2017) BRESCIA Joyce () BRESCIA Ralph J. ()
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