Michael Brigandi

Obituary of Michael John Brigandi

Michael John Brigandi, 78, of State College, died Thursday, March 2, 2023, at Centre Care.

Born October 3, 1944, in Clearfield, he was the son of the late Armando and Theresa Martella Brigandi. On March 23, 1974 he married Ruth Metz, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Benjamin M. Brigandi and his wife, Dana, of South Williamsport and Joseph J. Brigandi and wife, Neha, of Washington, D.C.; one brother, Thomas Brigandi and his wife, Pat, of Lock Haven and a sister, Rosemary Santinoceto and her husband, Ignatius, of Carlisle; three grandchildren, Lucia, Daniella and Carina. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Johnson.

After graduating from Clearfield High School in 1962, he went onto Penn State University where he graduated in 1966 with a BS in Accounting. His accounting background prepared him for his career as a Certified Financial Planner at Diversified Asset Planners.

Michael was a longtime member of the Elks Lodge 1600 in State College. An avid golfer, he enjoyed playing at the Mountain View Country Club. When Michael was in high school, he was a pitcher for the Clearfield High School baseball team where he pitched many games resulting in no hitters. He was a lifetime fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers.

Visitation will be held at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 South Atherton St, State College on Monday, March 13, 2023 from 5 until 7pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Elks Charities at State College Elks Lodge 1600, Box 8, Boalsburg, PA 16827.

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com or visit us on Facebook.

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Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, March 13, 2023
Koch Funeral Home
2401 S. Atherton St.
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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