Roger J. Brennen | 79
Roger J. Brennen, 79, of 141 Bennett Road, St. Marys, passed away Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro, TN.
He was born January 25, 1943, in St. Marys, son of the late Gerald and Edna Wolfel Brennen, Sr. Roger was a lifelong resident of St. Marys and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1960. He was a self-employed architectural sales rep and carpenter.
On April 4, 1964, in the Sacred Heart Church, Roger married Elizabeth “Betty” Nussbaum, who survives him.
Along with his wife, Betty, he is survived by his three sons: Michael Brennen (Sara) of State College, Russ Brennen (Erin) of Marlborough, MA, and Paul Brennen of Nashville, TN; his four grandchildren: Jake, Mackenzie, Sean and Danny; a sister, Donna Weed (Lynn) of Ohio; and three brothers: Gerald “Jerry” Brennen, Jr. (Ann) of St. Marys, David Brennen (Yeko) of Florida, and Lew Brennen (Susan) of South Carolina.
In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Mehalko.
Roger was a member of the Sacred Heart Church where he was a committed parishioner, volunteering his time whenever he could, specifically to the Sacred Heart Social Committee. He was a skillful wood-worker, who blessed many of us with his craftsmanship over the years. He was also a dedicated sales rep with incredible drive. Most importantly, he was a humble family man. He loved the simple things in life, one of his favorite things to do was to sit on his deck, while grilling dinner, and enjoying a glass of wine anytime of the year.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 4, 2022 from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Friday, February 4, 2022, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Thomas Curry, OSB, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials if desired may be made to the Sacred Heart Social Committee, 337 Center Street, St. Marys, PA 15857.