Charles Louis Brochetti
Charles Louis Brochetti, 84, of Slippery Rock, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Butler Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Sept. 30, 1934, in Yatesboro, Armstrong County, to the late Stanley and Mary Brochetti.
Chuck attended both Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Clarion University where he received his undergraduate degree. He received his master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh and did his post master's degree work (all but dissertation) from the Pennsylvania State University.
He began his career teaching biology at Freeport High School where he met his wife, Natalie Louise Vincent. They married on June 13, 1959.
In 1965, they moved to Slippery Rock where Chuck continued his career as a professor in the psychology department. He held a position as department chairperson for many years prior to his retirement.
Chuck loved spending time with his family and friends. His many hobbies included golfing, bowling, playing pool and shopping.
He was an avid reader and loved his daily crossword puzzles.
He was very involved and passionate about Slippery Rock Borough government issues. He served on the Slippery Rock Water and Sewer Authority. Chuck is described by his friends as a "straight shooter."
Survivors include two sons, Charles V. Brochetti of South Korea; and Alan A. (Michelle) Brochetti of Grove City; three daughters, Louise M. (Bob) Hallman of Westerville, Ohio, Ann E. Sesti of Indiana and Anita M. Culley of Grove City; brother, William C. (Florence) Brochetti of Clarion; and seven grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Natalie.

Charles Louis, 84, of Slippery Rock.
Calling hours: From 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday (4-26-19) at the SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 421 New Castle St., Slippery Rock.
Service: Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (4-27-19) at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 680 South Center St., Slippery Rock, with Father Adam Verona presiding.
Interment: St. Anthony Cemetery in Harrisville.
Published on April 22, 2019


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