Brett W. DeFazio

Jul 16, 1991 - Aug 25, 2019

Brett W. DeFazio, 28, of Westfield, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to the visitation at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 4 – 8 pm. The Funeral begins on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home, thence to St. Helen’s Church, Westfield, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:30 a.m. Final Disposition will be private.

Brett was born in Rahway and was raised in Westfield. He began playing football at the age of 8 and continued playing through high school in Westfield. He played basketball at St. Helen’s Church. Brett was a Referee for Westfield Basketball Association on weekends. He also played rugby for the Union County Turtles.

Brett is survived by his devoted parents, Fred DeFazio and Susan (Verrasto) DeFazio; his brother Michael DeFazio; his sister Becky Philhower and her husband Brent; his cherished grandmother Sylvia Verrasto and many other loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.