Saturday, May 1, 2021
Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States
Obituary of John Lee Brisco
John Lee Brisco, Sr., 72, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, was born June 19, 1948, in Wilmington, Delaware, to Nancy Brisco and John L. Mond. John was a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Army and achieved the rank of SP4. John attended Goldie Beacon Junior College in Wilmington, Delaware and received his Associates Degree in Applied Science from the Atlantic Community College in Atlantic City, New Jersey. John met and married Linda Harper in 1997. John was a member of Second Baptist Church, which he enjoyed; but spent most of his time with his wife at her home church, Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church, Atlantic City, New Jersey. John held several positions after leaving the military. However, his last employment before retirement was as a TSA Screener at the Atlantic City International Airport for the past 15 years. He was a member of the Universal Masonic Brotherhood. He was also a member of the American Legion. Last summer he was presented with the Kenneth B. Hawkins American Legion Post 61 of Atlantic City Quilt of Valor. John was an avid golfer and fisherman. He loved working in his garden. Some say he grew and cooked the best collard greens in town. John passed away at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus on Saturday, April 24, 2021, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. John is predeceased by: his parents, Nancy Brisco and John Mond; brothers, James Boyd and John Watson; sisters, Dorothy Ashley and Margaret Knotts. He leaves to cherish fond and loving memories: his wife, Linda Harper Brisco; son, John Brisco, Jr. (Carmen); sisters, Harriet Bright and Marsha Hayes-Mond; brothers, C. Ebin Brisco-Bay, Michael Mond and Elwood Watson; and a host of nieces; nephews; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; extended relatives and friends who he loved him very much. Graveside funeral services will be Noon, Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Greenwood Cemetery, Washington Avenue, Pleasantville, New Jersey. Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.