Obituary of Joseph James Brnic
Joseph “Joe” J. Brnic of Lincoln Park, New Jersey passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at age 47. Born in Boonton, New Jersey on June 19, 1973, Joe grew up in Towaco, New Jersey and is the sixth child of Rudy and Lorrie Brnic. He was a resident of Lincoln Park, New Jersey for the last 11 years.
Joe graduated from Rutgers College of Engineering with a Chemical Engineering degree and was granted membership in Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society. He pursued further education at The Chubb Institute and worked for various software technology companies as a computer programmer. Joe joined AmerisourceBergen 8 years ago and, in recent years, led a team of developers under the title Manager of Application Development.
Joe loved hiking, fishing, and riding ATVs in NY state and was known for his sense of humor and easy-going nature. He was always at the ready to help his parents. Joe was a wonderful son, brother, uncle, and friend. He was greatly loved and will be sorely missed.
Joe is survived by his parents Rudy and Lorrie (Russell) Brnic; his siblings, Anne Harper and spouse, Henry; Liz Schiazzano and spouse, John; Christopher Brnic and spouse, Evelyn; Ginny Bastante and spouse, Joe; Christine Green and spouse, Geoff; and Joy Brnic; his nephews, Joey Bastante and Benjamin Brnic; and his nieces, Sarah Bastante and Abigail Brnic. Joe leaves behind close friends the Bednarz family; Craig, Charleen, Toniann, Craig Jr.; as well as his beloved cats, Zeus and Zibble.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to leave a charitable gift in Joe’s memory are encouraged to donate to Montville Pet Parents