John Allen Bretten

John Allen Bretten - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, NY: John Allen Bretten died peacefully at the Isaiah Comfort Home on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the age of 69. John is survived by his wife Tina Bretten of eight years; children Sheila Bretten, Michelle Bretten, Whitney Bretten, Shania Bretten, John Jr (JR), and Sadaiyah (Kamille) Bretten; grandchildren Edward James Bretten, Ahnikwah Dade, Jazmine Jackson, Darius Brown, Daylan Brown, Brooke Hayes. He also leaves behind six beautiful stepchildren (and their children).

John was predeceased by his parents: Freddie Bretten, Sr and Irene Bailey. He leaves behind two brothers Freddie Bretten, Jr., Randy Bretten, and one sister, Vicki Bretten.

John grew up on Cooper Avenue in Anniston, Alabama, where he attended and graduated from Cobb Avenue High School. While in high school he enjoyed being a member of the swim team.

John moved to Rochester in the late 60s, joining other family members. Shortly thereafter he started his own family. John, a dedicated family man, was an avid fisherman.

He began his work at 3M, Kodak, Huntington Park. He ended his work career at Highlands at Brighton (formerly Westfall Care Center) as the Maintenance Engineer/Security. In 2019 he retired from the Highland- leaving behind many lifelong friends.

A huge thank you to the Wilmont Cancer Center and the Isaiah Comfort Home for their wonderful care and attention over the last few months.

John’s Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 11th, 11-1PM at Arndt Funeral Home, 1118 Long Pond Road (South of Maiden Lane). His Service will follow Visitation at 1PM in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held privately.

7 Condolences

  1. Dale Phillips on February 8, 2020 at 2:38 pm

    Tina, I’m working that Monday, but my prayers and deepest condolences are with you and your family. I have a Mass card in Johns honor, I will send it to your home. With love Dale

    • Mr and Mrs J. Marquez on February 8, 2020 at 8:27 pm

      So sorry for your loss. The day is soon approaching when Jehovah has put death to its final end. Revelation 21:3 & 4. Until then we must rely on our appointed King Jesus and his, & our father Jehovah for strength, and endurance. Prayers are with you and the family. Love you guys. Janet (Muffy)

  2. Ebony on February 8, 2020 at 3:08 pm

    Sending love and prayers your way. Tina I remember every conversation we had and you always told me good things about your husband. Sending my deepest condolences to you your family.

  3. Lisa Hayes on February 8, 2020 at 3:36 pm

    Condolences from the Hayes/Broadhurst Family

  4. Twanna Baxley on February 8, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

  5. Belinda and Donald Fairley on February 9, 2020 at 12:42 pm

    Tina our condolences to you and the Family praying for strength John was such a kind man with a big heart. He would say to me Belinda now it’s just 3 of us from the beginning he had a kind word always. I’m praying the Lord Bless you especially. Keep the faith. You all loved him but God loved him more.

  6. Gwen Dade on February 10, 2020 at 9:13 am

    Our Prayers are with the Entire Bretten family during this transition.

    Much Love,
    The Dade Family

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