Standout Orange County athlete Brett Anthony Verdicchio died on Jan. 7 in Del Ray Beach, Fla. He was 39 years old.
Brett was born in Hackensack, N.J., and raised in Campbell Hall, N.Y.
He shined on the Goshen High School football team and was a star pitcher for the Goshen baseball team.
Brett graduated from Goshen High School in 1997. After graduating from Orange County Community College and attended St. Francis University on a Division 1 baseball scholarship. He lived in Del Ray Beach for the past 10 years.
He is survived by his parents, Annette Krevolt Glover and Joseph Verdicchio; sisters Lanette Sciarra and her husband Michael, and Lisa Verdicchio; and nieces and nephews Skyler Murphy, Anthony Sciarra and Julia Sciarra.
Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home in Lyndhurst, N.J.
A funeral service will be Friday at at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Saddle Brook, N.J.
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