Brian Russell Masterson

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Brian Russell Masterson

January 24, 1942 - January 21, 2019

Brian Russell Masterson Brian R. Masterson, suddenly, January 21, 2019.
Brian began his Union career in 1971 as a driver with Dominion Consolidated Truck Lines and was elected Steward in 1976. In 1983, he became a Trustee of Local 375 and in 1988, was elected Recording Secretary and Business Agent. In 1997, he was elected to the post of President and Principal Executive Officer of Local 375.
Brian's other positions included the positions of Vice-President of Buffalo Joint Council 46, serving on the Policy Committee of the Eastern Region of the Teamsters, and Chairman of the New York State Freight Division. In 1977, Brian was selected as Chairman of the New York State Supplement Negotiating Committee.
At a December 1997 meeting of the Principal Executive Officers of the participating Local Unions, he was unanimously elected Union Trustee for the New York State Teamster Health Fund and the Pension Fund.
Brian was an avid bowler, enjoyed golf, but mostly loved spending time with his family.
"I became involved in the Union because I wanted to make a difference."
Brian Masterson
Beloved husband of 52 years to Sandy (McAllister) Masterson; dear father to Lori (Mark) Storch, Jodi (Scott) Miller; dearest grandfather of Kate Kraus, Sean Miller, Brian Kraus, Mitchell Miller, Kayla Miller and Kylee Storch; brother of the late Mary Byington and James Masterson.
Friends may call Sunday 3-7 PM at the PERNA, DENGLER, ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 1671 Maple Rd., Williamsville, where services will be held Monday at 11 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Association of WNY.
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Sunday January 27, 2019

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM


1671 Maple Road, Williamsville, NY, USA

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Monday January 28, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


1671 Maple Road, Williamsville, NY, USA


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Jan 31, 2019
Dear Masterson family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I extend my deepest sympathies to the family. Brian will be missed. May you cherish the loving memories you had with Brian. Please know that God can comfort you during this time 2 Corinthians 1:3,4
Soon there will be no more death and we will see our loved ones we’ve loss again Revelation 21:3,4 ; John 5:28,29
Kendra Eichholz
Jan 29, 2019
Sandy, Lori, Jodi and all the rest of the family ~ I am deeply saddened by the news of losing such a kind and considerate man.
Please accept my humblest of wishes for you all to continue on "in Christ's name I pray". Amen.. 🙏💕
Gina Mancuso
Jan 27, 2019
R.I.P Brian Condolences Sandy and family. Prayers are with you
Chris and RUSS Burridge
Jan 27, 2019
Sandy and family, we are so sorry for your loss of Brian. We have so many happy memories of our friendship. Better than the gold of kings are memories of happy things. Thinking of all of you. Chris and Russ
Nancy Kenney
Jan 25, 2019
Sandy, so sorry to read of your loss.
I will tell Ken tomorrow. He has been in Schoellkofp Health Center since April.
Wishing you Peace and Love.
Thomas and Beveerly McConnaghy Jan.25,2019
Jan 25, 2019
Many many good memories. Condolences to Sandi and family.
Robert Rijssen
Jan 25, 2019
So sorry to read about the lost of your loved one .Words cannot express how we feel when losing a dear one .Please be assure that there is one who knows how we feel and gives us a hope for the future .Please read John 5 verses 28 and 29 and also Revelation 21 verses 3 and 4 . Please accept my sincere condolences.