Brian J. Masciotra, 33, left us on May 21, 2012. Survived by his parents, James W. and Georgine Masciotra; and sister, Pamela (Scott) Gornick. Brian was born Aug. 8, 1978, and graduated from Pueblo South High School in 1997. He was definitely a 'people person' and had an infectious personality, a wonderful sense of humor, and brought such happiness to those who knew him. Brian was a hard worker and very resourceful, lending his talents at many jobs including, lifeguard, ski chairlift operator, restaurant manager, and most recently, earned his CDL license and was a beverage delivery driver in Denver for the Dr. Pepper/Snapple Corporation. Brian shared a special bond with his grandfather and referred to him as 'The Old Man.' When his grandfather passed away in 2007, Brian inherited his bright red Monte Carlo. Brian was known to spend many hours treating this car with loving care and was most proud of keeping it as shiny and new as the day 'The Old Man' drove it off the car lot. There will be a memorial service for Brian at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. The family respectfully requests in lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to a memorial fund that has been established in Brian's name through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. It’s no easier today than it was a year ago. I think about you every second of everyday. It still hurts to breath. I think about your Mom, and your Dad and Pam. I think about all the people in this world who loved you so deeply. I feel truly blessed to have had the opportunity to love you as long as I did, and I feel even more blessed that you love me.

  2. I miss you so much my brother and I wish I had more time with you. You were always there for me when I needed you the most. You were the best friend a man could have. Adriana and I are sitting here talking about the memories we had with you. I miss your voice and the good times we had. Please know that you are special and that you will never be forgotten.

  3. Dear Georgine, Jim, Pamela and family.
    We are deeply sorry for your loss. We know Brian was a great person.
    You are all in our prayers. Our
    deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family.

    Randy and Johanna, Heidi, Billy and Ashley

  4. Georgine, Jim and Pam,
    There are no words that I can say to express my sorrow. May you find comfort knowing your friends and family are praying for you at this difficult time. Love from my family to your family. XOXO Brenda, Joe, Greg, Lisa and Adam Huerta

  5. Georgine and Jim and Family,
    Please accept our deepest sympathy and condolences. We were so saddened to hear about Brian. It is a difficult time with adult children and we have to trust the Lord. We remember Brian when you brought him to our house as a nursing baby and we were young full of hope and dreams. Now may he rest in heaven and in our hearts.
    Sincerely, Ray and Kathy Mattarocci

  6. Dear Georgine, Jim and Pam,

    Our hearts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time. We remember Brian as such a warm and helpful young man as he was growing up in the neighborhood. He and Pam would help take care of our pets and plants when we went on vacation. He was always smiling and was so polite. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

    Dave and Sue Crockenberg

  7. Memories of Brian on Portero are forever, he was so special to his neighbors. May God Bless You.

  8. Jim, Georgine, Pam and the Masciotra family:

    I did not know Brian personally but remember stories you all told about him. I’m sure he touched many hearts.

    My prayers and thoughts go out to you at this difficult time and know God’s hand of grace is holding onto each of you. I am sure Brian’s spirit will always be around you each and every day. It sounds like he isn’t someone who can easily be forgotten and most likely will not be forgotten.

    Brian is now rejoicing in God’s kingdom and watches over us knowing that one day you shall see him once again face to face.

    As tough as it is, believe each of you are surrounded with love and care by many. God bless you all….

  9. My thoughts and prayers go out to Brian and his family. He was an amazing person and I will cherish the memories we made forever. He knew how to make people laugh and feel special. I know he is in heaven right now looking down upon us. May god bless you all and shed his love in this troubled time.

  10. Brian was a great guy we knew him from school and always had a smile on his face.May the lord comfort you in this time of need our prayers are with you and your family.

  11. my thoughts & prayers go out to brian, his family & loved ones.. i knew brian from elementry school thru high school he was such an amazing person someone who you def wanted to be friends with & brian was someone who once you met him you wanted to be friends with him..although there are no words that will help you through this right now please know that even if someone only met him once he made such a strong and lasting impact on anyone & everyone he met.. may GOD wrap all of you in his arms and i know that brian is up in heaven looking down & watching over everyone that is so deeply saddend by his untimely passing he was an angel on earth & an angel in heaven my deepest condolences to all of you.. i am so very sorry he will be never be forgotten & missed & loved for ever!!!

  12. Dear Masciotra Family,

    I will NEVER forget Brian (and Pam) at Roxanne’s daycare, what WONDERFUL memories I have of your family. We went there for many years together, I will ALWAYS remember Brian’s energetic spirit and sweet laugh as a little boy. Now, I have the honor of being Pam’s neighbor and friend.

    Try to hold your memories close and remember that Brian is now your very own personal angel to watch over you and walk you through each day.

    Our dear Lord WILL TAKE GREAT CARE of Brian and bring you comfort and peace through your difficult days ahead.

    My prayers are with you all.

    With DEEPEST SYMPATHY,
    Dena Giglio-Vetta

  13. Georgine and Family,
    My heart hurts for you. I pray you will find comfort and peace during this difficult time.

    With deepest sympathy,
    DD Duarte and family

  14. Dear Masciotra Family,
    My thoughts and prayers go out to you in this hard time. I remember Brian as a fun and outgoing guy, who loved to tease his sister and her friends. He will be greatly missed.

  15. We are so sorry for the loss of this beautiful man. We only knew him briefly but liked him very much.

  16. Masciotra Family,

    At this hard time we send you prayers and thoughts. May the Lord hold you and keep you in his arms. May you hold the memories of Brian close to your hearts.

    May The Peace of Christ be with all of you.

    The Passalaqua Family

  17. Brian,

    I will always cherish the memories I have of us growing up. I always admired how well you connected with people, and people connected with you. You were a true friend to many. Brian, you were more than my cousin, you were an older brother to me. I will miss our conversations, giving our mothers a hard time, and your laughter. You were an incredible person and will be truly missed.

    Love – Chad

  18. Brian I knew you for a short period of time, but the sorrow and pain that I feel in my heart today, tells me you made a huge impact on me. I will miss your smile, your honesty, your compassion for others.Our conversations around our kitchen table.
    You will be missed, and a part of my life forever. God will take care of you for us, until we meet again.

  19. God gave me many sons through Anthony. Brian was one of those sons. One of his greatest quality was true friendship. He knew what it meant and to how to always be there when you needed him. He could always put a smile on your face. I have so many great memories and stories. I will miss him terribly as will everyone who knew him.

  20. Georgine, Jim, & Pam
    What a fitting tribute to Brian…yes he was a great people person…brought to us many wonderful moments. We shall remember the smile and his thoughts. Our prayers go with all of you…when it seems the darkest, a light does appear- may he enjoy the feeling of peace.
    Sciegels

  21. Dear Georgine,
    For you and your family in this time of sarrow my sincere sympathy. We had many conversations about our children on our morning walks. Your friend MaryEllen Blasing

  22. I remember so many wonderful times spent with Brian as we were growing up. We would have a “cousin’s” trip to Water World every summer, we would dye Easter eggs at Grandma’s house, and even celebrate 4th of July together. One year we even lit the trash can on fire with a sparkler!

    Brian was such a wonderful and gentle spirit, and was always there with a smile, a laugh, and a hug. I will miss him very much but am so grateful that I got to spend so many wonderful times with him.

    Love Always,
    Jennifer

  23. We lived together for a bit in college and you opened my eyes to what friendship means. From watching the Lebowski a million times, to the Elks Lodge BPOE 1623 to the “Cebolla Lodge”, brother, I will miss you. You were someone I could always count on and I wish I had the chance to say it before now. Thanks for always being my friend Brian. Peace be with you brother.

  24. Although I only knew Brian a short time I enjoyed working with him. He was a kind, honest person who didn’t hesitate to help someone out in need. I remember a long day we had traveling back from Eastern Colorado- I had a dead battery in my vehicle and he gave me a ride home and gave me a jump start. You will be missed. Rest in peace, my friend.

  25. Brian, thanks for always putting a smile on my face! You always knew exactly what to say at the right time. Also, thanks for the many, many laughs. You also had a way of saying the wrong things at the wrong time! I will miss you.
    To the Masciotra family, you were truly blessed to have such an amazing spirit in your life! My heart goes out to all of you.

  26. Dear Pam and Family,
    Mitch and I just want you know we are so saddened by the death of your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.
    Sincerely,
    Peggy and Mitch Johnson

  27. We will miss Brian so much. I remember his smile, his laugh, and his caring heart. I remember the days when he was young and we would go to Water World and have so much fun. He was also an alter server at our wedding and remember how special it was to have him right there with us.

    He will be in our hearts and memories forever. We love you so much Brian, thank you for brightening our days.

  28. Brian was definitely a very special young man. He was very caring, and had a great sense of humor. He was a great friend to me, and I cherish every memory with him. He stayed at my hotel once a week, and I knew I could always count on a smile, and usually a pack of peanut M&M’s. He brightened my day everytime he walked through the door.

  29. My deepest condolences go out to the Masciotra family.
    I have many fond memories of Brian that I will cherish. He always made me laugh when I was around him with Todd and the other guys. I am so sorry for your loss!

  30. I’ll miss you Brian. It was great working with you and I always enjoyed your sense of humor. You an me, the newbies that we were. Hope you get to come back, as I would enjoy running into your spirit again. Peace Brother

  31. Brian was a very charming and kind man. My heart goes out to the whole family. Sending you love, hugs, and prayers.

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