CPT Wayne Ernest Brocato

CPT Wayne Ernest Brocato

Birth
Pacific, Franklin County, Missouri, USA
Death 9 Jan 2020 (aged 79)
Oakville, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot Cremated-SECTION CBW1 ROW E SITE 60
Memorial ID 205853949 · View Source
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Captain Wayne E. Brocato, DSN 4860, received his commission to the Saint Louis Police Department on 08/26/1963. Upon completion of the academy he served in the flowing districts and specialized divisions. They were the 4th, and the5th districts. He was promoted to the command rank of Sergeant on 08/14/1977 and served in the 5th district, followed by the 4th, 5th, and the Bureau of Investigation-6th District Bureau. He was promoted again to the rank of Lieutenant on 01/22/1984 and went to the 5th as a watch commander, and then to the 6th district. He was promoted to Captain on 06/02/1987 and was transferred to the Bureau of Field Operations, followed by other assignments in the 5th, 7th, 9th, Quality Control, and finally the 4th district. Captain Brocato was the recipient of 2 Meritorious Service Citations on 12/01/1967, and 12/14/1967 for an extraordinary act of police work above the call of duty. He was also a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy in 1984. Captain Brocato retired on 09/20/993 and served a total of 30.07 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

Captain Brocato was a veteran of the United States Navy and served from 10/01/1958 to 04/01/1962 and achieved the rank of a EM-3, which is a 3rd Class Petty Officer.

Dearest son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Frank and Evelyn (nee Crismon) Brocato.

Per his wishes there will be no wake or funeral. He has chosen direct cremation and inurnment will be held at a later date and time for family only.

Inurnment will take place at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Timothy Tumbrink
  • Added: 31 Dec 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 205853949
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Wayne Ernest Brocato (15 Dec 1940–9 Jan 2020), Find A Grave Memorial no. 205853949, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Timothy Tumbrink (contributor 46772461) .