Brett W. DeFazio
Brett W. DeFazio

July 16, 1991 - August 25, 2019
Born in Rahway, NJ
Resided in Westfield, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


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

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to the Visitation at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home on Thursday, August 29 from 4 - 8 pm. The Funeral begins on Friday at 10:30 am at the Funeral Home, thence to St. Helen’s Church, Westfield, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:30 am. 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 for the Union County Mudturtles Rugby Team.

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.



Final Disposition
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, August 29, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Helen's RC Church
1600 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ US 07090
Friday, August 30, 2019
11:30 AM


St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959


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Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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