Celebrating the life of

Fred A. Brawdy

February 16, 1955 - September 18, 2021

Fred A. Brawdy

Fred A. Brawdy, 66, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

He was born in Pittsburgh, PA February 16, 1955, to Donald and Catherine Romanoff Brawdy. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a nuclear electronics technician with Bettis Laboratories.

Fred was an avid hockey fan, as well as player. He enjoyed antiques and precious metals. Fred was very involved in numismatics, serving as the vice president of the West Mifflin, PA Coin Club for over two decades. He loved spending time with his family and friends. His passions were fishing, traveling, reading, enjoying beach life, and live music. He was a true entertainer and storyteller, especially relating to his time at sea and Irish heritage. His life lessons will leave a lasting impression on those closest to him.

Fred is survived by his loving wife, Zlata; son, Jason; daughter, Sandra; son-in-law Mike; grandchildren, Antonio and Olivia, and dog Gizzy.

The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Remembrances may be made to American Veterans, (



Our Deepest sympathy Love & Prayers to Z, Jason, Sandra and all who were close to him. Fred was 1 in a million, and I feel blessed for all the time we were able to spend together.

- Jim Garbelotti, Munhall, PA

So sorry to hear of Fred's passing. We have only known him for a short time but feel blessed that we had the opportunity to spend time with such a good man. You, your family and friends will remain in our prayers.

- Faye & Mike Manelli , Brooksville , Florida

My deepest condolences to the family. So sorry for your loss.

- Ana Harper, Alpharetta, Ga

Our hearts are full of grief over the loss of our dear brother-in-law. Fred was a wonderful husband to my sister Zlata and a caring father to Jason and Sandra. We were hoping to meet with Fred and the family after a few years. But now we have to say farewell to him from the far Germany and are so sorry we cannot attend the service. Dear friend - bye-bye and "Servus"! We will never forget you.

- Ljubica & Marty Eugene Falz, Ostfildern, Germany

We were so sad when we heard of your loss. Your family is in our prayers. Linda and Mike Ksiazek

- Michael A Ksiazek, Glassport, PA

We're thinking of you and sending our love to you. We both know this is a very hard time for you and your family but you know we will always be there for you and have fond remembrances of Fred. Love and prayers always to you all. Bob and Tony.

- Tony Towler, Savannah, GA

Z and Sandra, I’m thinking about you today. Sending you my love and prayers. Fred was a happy and loving man, I was fortunate to meet him.

- Antoinette Gerusa, Alpharetta, Georgia

We feel sorrow for such a wonderful guy as Fred for leaving us so soon Special people live in our hearts even when they are not by our side We will pray for soul of our beloved Fred To Zlata, Sandra, Jason and Mike deep condolences for loss of your Fred You are in our thoughts and prayers Fikra Vedad and Adnan

- Fikra Vedad and Adnan, Brcko, BiH

We are shocked and saddened and at a loss for words. Fred will be missed.

- John and Jamie Ramsey, Munhall, Pa 15120

Z, Please accept our sincerest condolences for you and your family’s loss.

- Anthony and Joyce Cortopassi, Munhall, PA

I am sorry to hear about Fred's passing. He left such a positive mark on my life in the short time I knew him. He will be missed.

- Adam Starkey, Pittsburgh, PA

We were very saddened by the news of Fred's passing. He always was a pleasure to work with, and he will be missed in the numismatic community.

- Blaine Shiff, Pittsburgh, PA

We are so sad to hear of the loss of our dear ex-next-door-neighbor Fred. He was so wonderful to our kids and fun to be around. He will certainly be missed by all. Our condolences to Zlata, Jason, Sandra, Mike, Antonio, and Olivia, and pets and love to Gizzy.

- The Brown family, Munhall, PA

Jesus said, don’t be amazed when our loved ones are resurrected, but you know we will be. John 5:28, 29 Eternity is in our hearts. We will enjoy our families forever in paradise where there will be no more sickness ,sorrow . or death. Rev 21:3,4 Fred will be so excited with the miracle of the resurrection, he will praise Jehovah forever. The power in creation gives us a glimpse of the power Almighty God has to correct all of our problems. Please be comforted by the brochure: “Enjoy Life Forever”, Love, and Prayers, Sandy Wirfs

- Sandy Wirfs, Monroe, Louisiana

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel