5/12/1918 - 7/21/2013
Joseph Paul Brennan of Newcastle was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 12, 1918 and passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 21, 2013.
After serving in the military during World War II
, Joseph returned home to earn his Bachelor's degree from Philadelphia University. Following graduation, he worked at Lockheed as an engineer for many years. Upon retirement at age 57, Joseph purchased a Round Table Pizza restaurant and began his second career. He obtained additional restaurants and continued to be involved in the business until just prior to his death.
Joseph was preceded in death by Helen, his wife of 62 years. Joseph is survived by his four sons: Joseph Jr., John, Charles and Patrick, one daughter: Susan (McBride) and five grandchildren: Aidan, Katherine, Zachary, Max and Ruby.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Cochrane & Wagemann, 103 Lincoln Street, Roseville.