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Thomas J. Brennan

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Thomas J Brennan

AGE: 91 • Manchester

Thomas J Brennan 91 of Manchester died Friday March 17, 2017 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Born in Bayonne he resided in Green Brook for many years before moving to Manchester 28 years ago. He worked as a commercial manager for PSE&G in Newark for 32 years before retiring in 1985. He graduated from Newark College of Engineering as a civil engineer. He served in the Army from 1943 to 1945 as a Flight Officer and Aviation Corpman. He was a devout philanthropist, and donated or volunteered for many causes including United Way. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #9134, Rotary, and Kiwanis clubs. He enjoyed golf and was also a member of the Leisure Village West Bocce Club, Bowling and Footlighters. He is predeceased by his wife, Ruth of 58 years, in 2008. Surviving are his daughters, Barbara Wodwod of Manchester and Margaret Daniel & husband Anthony of Vista, CA, 5 grandchildren, Benjamin Woods, Kelly Brandis, Tara Junkin, Alexander and Sophia Daniel, and 5 great grandchildren, Declan, Elliot, Nora, May and Thomas. Visitation is Tuesday 9-11 AM at Oliverie Funeral Home 2925 Ridgeway Rd Manchester with Funeral Liturgy at 11 AM at St John's Church, Lakehurst with interment to follow at St Joseph's Cemetery, Toms River. For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit our website at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 19, 2017
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