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Peter Paul Brennan


1941 - 2016 Notice Condolences
Peter Paul Brennan Notice
BRENNAN - Archbishop Peter Paul, DD, of West Hempstead, NY, ecumenical leader, educator, father and grandfather. November 10, 1941 - August 1, 2016. Son of Mary and John Brennan, and loving husband to Marie Therese Kirby Brennan (d. 2008). Proud father of Shawna (Peter) Irish of Williston Park, NY, Matthew (Valerie) Brennan, and Caroline Wilkinson of Charlottesville, VA. Loving Granpere to Madeline, Peter and Frederick Irish, Vivienne Brennan and her sister on the way, and Rose Wilkinson. Revered uncle. Retired after 35 years of service in the NYC and West Hempstead High Schools. Advocated for married priests in the Roman Catholic Church for more than forty years, supported ordination of women, and worked for ecumenism on a global scale. Officiated thousands of weddings in the New York area. Mass Wednesday, August 17, 12 noon at the Woolworth Chapel in The Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY.
Published in Newsday on Aug. 17, 2016
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