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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Bernard Brennan b Chicago 1914
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 10:46:36 -0500

Chicago Tribune, June 27, 2007

Bernard Thomas Brennan, 92, of Delray Beach, FL and formerly of
Kinderhook, NY, died Sunday, June 24, 2007 at Bethesda Medical Center
in Boynton Beach, FL after a brief illness. Born in Chicago on July
26, 1914, he was the son of the late Bernard G. and Elizabeth, nee
Grace, Brennan. He is survived by two sons, Thomas Brennan of Cyprus,
TX and John Brennan of Columbiaville, NY; three daughters, Ann Cooper
of Columbiaville, NY, Elizabeth Brennan of Austin, TX and Jill
McCormick of Kinderhook, NY; 11 grandchildren, Ben, Alex, Michael and
Emily Brennan, Jessica, Sean and James Coy, Olivia, Ellen, Katherine
and Rosemary McCormick; and several nieces and nephews. He was
predeceased by his two wives, Katherine, nee Albro, Brennan and Ann,
nee Lansing, Kelly; a sister, Rosemary Cremin; and a brother, James
Brennan. Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from St.
John the Baptist Church, Route 9, Valatie, where a Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Molyn. Interment will be in
Kinderhook Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the
Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Inc., Route 9, Valatie, NY. In lieu of
flowers, contributions may be made to Columbia Memorial Hospital,
Hudson, NY. His philanthropy was made possible by "the hand of God
and inflation, as well as the fact that I kept my nose clean."

Note: This Bernard Brennan's father was born in Wisconsin about
1867. Grandparents born Ireland.

Mother, Elizabeth Grace's family may have been from Northern

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