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Richard Sterling Brasnett

February 9, 1950 ~ July 14, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old


It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Richard (Rick) Sterling Brasnett on July 14th, 2023 at the age of 73.  Rick passed peacefully at his home surrounded by his family,  after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born on February 9th, 1950 in Middleton, Nova Scotia, to Fred and Mary Brasnett.

His presence will be greatly missed by his best friend and eternal companion, Lynn Brasnett; his children Christina Brasnett, Charlotte (Greg) Stene, Kacey (Jay) Brasnett-Lilburn, Sariah (Tyson) Hendernett, Dustin (Jody) Brasnett-Shields, Nikara (Derek) Wood, and Sammy (Travis) Shyback.  As well as his 23 Grand-Children and 5 Great Grand-Children, His sister Sandra Freeman and many others who called him family or friend.  

Rick is having a joyous reunion with those he was predeceased by; his parents Fred and Mary Brasnett, his daughter Lacey Mary Elizabeth Brasnett and several friends that he also considered family.  

Rick spent the majority of his life in oil field construction, where he made numerous friends over the years and mentored many.  He enjoyed spending time black powder shooting and riding his harley; holding close, all of the people that he met along the way through these hobbies. 

A Funeral Service was held at 1:00 pm, on July 22nd, 2023, at the LDS Church in Pincher Creek, followed by a lunch reception. Interment took place in Fairview Cemetery, Pincher Creek.  

The family would like to extend their gratitude for all the care Rick received by the Pincher Creek Hospital and staff,  Pincher Creek Emergency Services, and Jack Addy Cancer Center Staff.  A special thank you to Dr. Gavin Parker for his kindness and care! In Lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Pincher Creek Emergency Services. 

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Funeral Service
July 22, 2023

1:00 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
1240 Wentworth Avenue
Pincher Creek, Alberta T0K 1W0

Graveside Service
July 22, 2023

4:00 PM
Fairview Cemetery
Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0


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