In Memory

Brandon Hacias '91 - Class Of 1991

Brandon E. J. Hacias
Died: Saturday, February 02, 2008
Age: 30

Former City of Grosse Pointe resident Brandon E. J. Hacias, 30, died suddenly Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at his home in Acworth, Georgia.

He was born March 21, 1977 in Pontiac. He lived and was raised in St. Clair Shores and Grosse Pointe.

Mr. Hacias attended St. Joan of Arc Catholic School in St. Clair Shores and Notre Dame High School in Harper Woods, where he was an avid athlete. He graduated from Grosse Pointe North High School in 1995.

He received a Bachelor's of Science degree from Northwood University in Midland, where he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.

Mr. Hacias was a finance and sales manager at automobile dealerships in Georgia over the past six years, where he lived with his former wife, Missi L. Landers. His career goal was to be the owner of his own automotive dealership.

He had many passions, family being the most important, with friends just a step behind.

His family remembers him as a caring, loving, respectful and compassionate son who brought joy and laughter no matter where he was or whom he was with. He could light any room and turn it into laughter. That was his legacy.

His other passion was sports, mainly football. He enjoyed music, travel, and his fitness regimen.

Mr. Hacias is survived by his mother, Mickey Dinverno of St Clair Shores; father Greg Hacias of Grosse Pointe; brothers Mark M. DiMaso, and Kyle, Zachary and Derrick Hacias; grandmothers Stella M. Dinverno and Jean B Hacias; and many loving cousins, aunts and uncles.

He was predeceased by his grandfathers Guido J. Dinverno and Edmund J. Hacias.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 9 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church with entombment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Dertroit.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Joan of Arc Youth Substance Abuse Program, 22412 Overlake, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080.