Donald J. “Don” Brennan

July 14, 1931 - April 15, 2017

07/14/1931 - 04/15/2017

Past Services

Wednesday April 19, 2017
10:00 am
St. Vincent dePaul Church
2244 Marshall Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003

BRENNAN, Donald Joseph “Don”, 85, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

He was born July 14, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pa., a son of the late Dorothy Brennan, and nephew of Gertrude and Percival Strauss, who raised him after the death of his mother.

He was a retired Salesman for the Sun Oil Company. He enjoyed golf and was an avid ham radio operator with the northern panhandle amateur radio club and WV MARS for 51 yrs. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wheeling.

In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois A. (Anderson) Brennan, and a son-in-law, Ray Davies.

Surviving are his six children, Leslie B. (Robert) Givens of Benwood, W.Va., Liz A. (Mike) Fleming of Glenside, Pa., Michael G. (Tina) Brennan of Warminster, Pa., Kate Davies of Telford, Pa., Ann (Todd) Schuck of Tavares, Fla., and Guy P. Brennan of Glenside, Pa., Nine grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Gary Naegele as celebrant.

The family would like to extend their gratitude and special thanks to the Home for Men in Warwood and Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling.

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John Ohm - Army MARS Region 3 Director
6 years ago

Don’s dedication to the Army MARS Auxiliary Radio System will always be remembered. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, his family, remembering the good times and the love you all continue to share.

William Wagner
6 years ago

So sorry on the passing of Don, he was good, kind and helpful man.
Bill Wagner N8RSM

Mary Gossett Defibaugh
6 years ago

So very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.