Greater Boston Funeral Home Guide 2017
Brasco & Son Memorial Funeral Home
In August of 1943 Leo & Mildred
Brasco opened the Brasco Funeral
Home at 773 Moody Street,
Waltham,. The firm was known as
Brasco Memorial until 1967, when
Wayne F. Brasco, the fourth child of
Leo & Mildred joined the firm and it
had become known as "The Brasco
& Son Memorial". In 1971, Leo,
Mildred & Wayne F. Brasco
announced the acquisition of the
Trapelo Funeral Home at 325
Trapelo Road in Belmont,
Massachusetts, renaming the home
The Brasco & Son Memorial.
In 1981, after the death of Leo
Brasco Jr., Wayne F. Brasco Sr. was
elected President of the corporation
by Mildred R. Brasco and serves today
as President & Treasurer of the
Brasco & Son Memorial Chapels Inc.
Wayne married Norwood native Mary
Catherine (Cormier) Brasco in 1969.
Together they had five children,
James, Kerrie Ann, Wayne Jr, Paul,
and Mary Catherine "Katie" Brasco.
They raised their family in Waltham's
Southside Neighborhood their home
located directly behind the family
In 1991 the firm was joined by
Wayne's eldest son James F.
Brasco and in 1995 by his youngest
son Paul J. Brasco. Now known as
Brasco & Sons Memorial Chapels.
Wayne Brasco Sr is a graduate of
Waltham High School with the Class
of 1967, he furthered his education
at the New England Institute of
Anatomy & Sanitary Sciences,
Boston, MA graduating with the
Class of 1970, and continued his
professional education at the
Academy of Professional Funeral
Service Practice in Cumberland, ME
becoming a Certified Funeral
Service Practitioner in 1989 and
attended the National Foundation of
Funeral Service in Chicago, IL, a
School of Professional Successful
Funeral Service Management and
Continuing Professional Studies
concerning Grief Psychology,
Marketing & Funeral Service
Practice from 1994 to 1996. With
his educational tools Wayne was a
Past Instructor of Applied Sciences
New England Institute of Anatomy
from 1972 to 1975.
Wayne's objective has always been
to create a leading family funeral
service firm to families of the communities
we serve, both in at need services,
pre-need services and aftercare
to those families we serve.
Why Choose Brasco & Sons
Dignity and care for your
Helping families depends on a high
level of dignity and care for your
deceased loved one.
When you need us, we are there,
24 hours a day, every day.
Attention to Detail
From the moment you first call upon
us until well after services are completed
we pay attention to every
detail. It must be right.
We can assist in helping you personalize
services for your loved one.
Whether you are planning ahead or
have experienced a loss, our
Funeral Directors and Staff are prepared
to help you with any questions
you may have.
Speakers - We will provide at no
charge, licensed funeral directors
to address organizations, schools
or groups on the topic of funeral
service or related subject matter.
Tours and Presentations
We will present for education on
funeral service to organizations,
schools and groups at any of our
Brasco & Son
Memorial Funeral Home
773 Moody Street
Waltham, MA 02453
325 Trapelo Road
Belmont, MA 02478