Herman “Buz” Bresciani was born December 8, 1929 in Homestead, Pennsylvania to Angelo and Elizabeth Bresciani. He passed away May 10, 2016 in Fort Worth.
Services: 2:00 pm Saturday, May 14 at Pathway Church of Burleson. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2016 at Mayfield Kiser Funeral Home. Interment: 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2016 at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Herman attended school in Willock, Pennsylvania, and enlisted in the Marines in 1946 at the young age of 16. He served in the Marines for 4 years and in the US Army for 18 years. He spent one tour of duty in Guam, two tours of duty in Korea and two tours of duty in Germany. He retired to the Fort Worth area in 1968.
Herman was a high school dropout who worked hard to continue his education while in the military. He received his Masters Degree in Education from East Texas State University.
Herman was the ROTC Instructor at Arlington Heights for ten years after his retirement. He taught at Crowley High School for several years. He finished his teaching career in Joshua, serving first as a teacher, then as assistant principal at the High School, and as Principal at the Intermediate School. He served one semester as interim Principal at Hooks High School, one semester as interim Principal at Aledo High School and one semester as interim Principal at Joshua Elementary School.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by two brothers, Larry Bresciani and Albert Bresciani, and one sister, Diana Mollentine.
He is survived by his wife of almost 62 years, Joann Childress Bresciani; three children: Mike Bresciani and Nancy, Robert Bresciani and Amanda, and Pat Glidewell and David; three grandchildren: Michelle Bresciani, Austin Glidewell and Karyn, and Ryan Glidewell; six great grandchildren: Kelsey, Cheyenne, Dakotah, Kamryn, Bradyn and Aisyn; and numerous nieces and nephews, all of whom he loved. He had a deep and abiding love for children, and spent many years showing that love by his teaching and guidance of them.
In lieu of flowers,please make donations to House of Hope in Crowley, Texas