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Brennan, Jerry

It is with great sadness that we announce that Jerry Brennan, 85, passed away at home surrounded by his family on July 27, 2017. Jerry is survived by his wife Betty of 58 years, sons Mark and Sean (Kari) and daughter Jody (Paul), his grandchildren Kathleen, Melanie, Jessie, Robbie and Chris and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. He is survived by his sister Ronnie (Dan), his brother Roy (Evelyn), his sister in law Jean (wife of Gary) and pre-deceased by his brothers Carl, Jim and Gary. Jerry was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all. Jerry loved to work with his hands and always had many projects on the go. He was a diamond driller for thirty years and from time to time tried other professions. Jerry loved his projects and would often be found in his garage, planning his next activity, and searching for his hiding tools. He enjoyed sports and coached neighbourhood hockey for many years. He also enjoyed time with his young canine companion Jewel, a paying slot machine, Bingo, puzzles and a good western movie – which was every western movie. Jerry was always there to help others with projects or whatever he was needed for. He would say that he had a great sense of humour; we would say it was good. A special thank you to the Health Science North Hospital in Sudbury and the healthcare professionals including paramedics, nurses and doctors for their loving care, great professionalism and support to Jerry. Also thank you to Ranger’s Burial Service for all their support with arrangements. Jerry will be laid to rest at the Lasalle Cemetery in Sudbury at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday August 5, 2017. The family will also receive visitors at the family home on 516 Pine Street between 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, we ask that memorial donations may be made directly to the Maison McCulloch Hospice in Sudbury.

7 Condolences

  1. Sending love and prayers to all of you. We are so fortunate to have known and loved Uncle Jerry, he will be greatly missed. Ashley holds dear to the memories of her special bond she shared with her Great-great uncle Jerry and will always cherish the knitted hats he made her, the stuffed animals he gave her but most importantly the big hugs they shared!

    Posted by:Chris, Courtney and Ashley Calma
    August 5, 2017
  2. I don’t know if you remember me specifically! But our Families lived beside each other for Decades! We were at 518 Pine! I’m so sorry about your Loss! and I’m extending the Condolences of the Rest of my Family! to all of you! “RIP” Jerry…

    Posted by:Brad Anderson
    August 3, 2017
  3. My Condolences to Aunt Betty, Mark, Sean, Jody and the extended family.
    Uncle Jerry was truly a nice person whose sense of humor and good grace, made him a wonderful person to be around.
    I have many fond memories of a good husband, father and uncle. He will be missed.
    sincerely
    Mike Lyons – ( sons, Zachary, Alexander, James ) and Alison Hulme

    Posted by:Mike Lyons
    August 3, 2017
  4. I want to express my sadness and pass on condolences to aunt Betty and my cousins and their respective families. Uncle Gerry and aunt Betty were always nice to me. When we spoke we talked about old trucks, music and mineing. My mother Veronica (Ronnie) always spoke kindly of Gerry and used to fondly remember life on the farm where she tried to learn to drive stick, how she would pester her brothers, to the point she started to throw rocks at them. Even a classic where the Brothers invited my dad into the barn and closed the door on him and the bull. Brothers always looked out for baby sister and she loved them for it. We didn’t have enough time with Gerry but he won’t be forgotten. He was loved and admired and was known for a warm heart and friendly smile.
    With love Christopher, Catherine and our children Richard, Ralston and Thea.

    Posted by:Christopher Lyons.
    August 3, 2017
  5. In this sad time, our hearts go out to Betty, Jody, Mark and Sean and family. All the good memories and love will live on in our hearts forever. Jerry, I will miss you forever, love Ronnie. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all.

    Posted by:Ronnie and Dan Lyons
    August 2, 2017
  6. Our deepest condolences to Aunt Betty, Mark, Sean and Jody. Uncle Jerry will be missed, he was always there when needed and never hesitated to give a helping hand. His smile and easy going personality could light up a room, he always saw the good in people and was loved by all that knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Love Donna, Duane and family.

    Posted by:Duane Ouellette and family
    August 2, 2017
  7. Our hearts go out to you and your family in your time of sorrow. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Peace, Prayers and Blessings.
    With love and hugs.

    Posted by:Olga Rabeson
    August 2, 2017

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