Jean A. Brennan, 78, of Swoyersville, entered into eternal peace Wednesday morning, June 12, 2012, in Pennsylvania Hospital of Philadelphia, following a brief illness.
Her beloved husband was the late Frank M. Brennan, who passed away Aug. 22, 1998. Frank and Jean were united in marriage in 1957 at St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Swoyersville.
Born Feb. 4, 1935, in Swoyersville, Jean was the daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth Krupinski Cheskiewicz.
Raised in Swoyersville, Jean was a graduate of the former Swoyersville High School, Class of 1953.
Prior to her retirement, Jean was employed as a seamstress by various garment manufacturers throughout the Wyoming Valley.
Jean was a loving mother to her six children and was a devout member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Swoyersville.
In addition to her parents, Peter and Elizabeth Cheskiewicz, and her husband, Frank, Jean was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Brennan; her brothers, William, Michael, Joseph, Henry, John and Leonard Cheskiewicz; and her sisters, Eleanor Nulton and Elizabeth Kotulski.
Jean is survived by her children, Susan Shafer and her husband, Robert, Swoyersville; Frank Brennan, Cinnaminson, N.J.; Diane Santiago and her husband, Hali, Swoyersville; Jean Ann Pizano and her husband, David, Swoyersville; and Mark Brennan and his wife, Bonnie, Swoyersville; her 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; her brother, Charlie Cheskiewicz, West Wyoming; her sisters, Veronica Kotarski, Swoyersville; and Bernadine Mrochko, Chase; her beloved dog, Sandy; numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Saturday from Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville, with the Rev. Joseph J. Pisaneschi, her pastor, officiating.
Interment with the Rite of Committal will follow in Mount Olivet Roman Catholic Cemetery, Carverton.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
For information, or to send the family a message of condolence, visit wroblewskifuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jean's memory to the ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929, or to the
, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517.