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BRENNAN FATHER WILLIAM Age 84. February 5, 2012. Beloved son of the late Claude and Mildred Brennan. Loving brother of Robert (Kathleen) Brennan and the late Pat (Mary) Brennan and Dorothy Morton. Cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. Father Brennan will be remembered by the many lives he touched during his time as Pastor at these parishes, St. Christine, St. Luke, St. Boniface and St. Sebastian. He will be missed by the hundreds of Skiing Saints with whom he shared his love of skiing. Fr. Brennan held the rank of Major in United States Army. He served his country for 30 years as an Army Chaplain. Visitation at Hackett-Metcalf Funeral Home, 2640 Monroe Blvd. (near W. Outer Drive), Dearborn Tuesday 1:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday 1:00 - 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. In state Thursday 10:00 a.m. at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 4855 Parker St., Dearborn Heights, MI 48125 until the time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Angela Hospice, 14100 Newburgh Rd., Livonia, Michigan 48154 or

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Frank Wittbrodt02/07/2012

Eternal rest grant unto him. Amen

BILL SOLOY02/07/2012


Renee Rodriguez Ramey02/07/2012

My Deepest Sympathy, thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort Sincerely, Renee M. Rodriguez-Ramey

Mark Agius02/07/2012

Great man. God Bless..

Jack Noel02/07/2012

Bob, Sorry to hear of your loss of brother Bill. May he rest in peace.

JACK NOLAN02/07/2012


Jack Noel02/07/2012

Bob, Sorry to hear of the loss of your brother, Fr. Bill. May he rest in peace.

Mary Jo Born02/07/2012

Rest in Peace, Fr. Brennan. You were a good man and a great priest.

John Janssen02/07/2012

Some of my best memories growing up were the trips to Aspen with Fr. Brennan. He meant alot to me and all he taught to ski and to live.

Mike Lemieux02/07/2012

A Great Man and Priest. He not only preached the faith, but lived it. His kindness and generosity to so many will never be forgotten. He has and will forever be a big part of my life. He's been there for me and my family through good times and bad. Rest in Peace Father. We Love you.

Elaine Balinski02/07/2012

SWabastian;sWERE PARISHreadheATN sthe father'sreaqd T' we loved to here Fr'

Nicole Hancock02/07/2012

RIP Father. You are so loved and will be missed by many.

sharon Liberty-Hainer02/08/2012

Eternal rest grant on to Good Fr. Brennan and may he and Fr. Joe enjoy their ride on the chair lift to the heavenly peaks. My condolences to the family of Fr. Bill Brennan. Sharon Hainer PO box 785 - Coloma, Mi. 49038

Kathleen Green02/08/2012

My memory of Father Brennan is his dedication to St. Sebastion Parish Church and school. He was loved my many.

Rene' 02/08/2012

Father Brennan, Remembering you through the years, through Catechism, my First Holy Communion, and Confirmation. A good man, indeed. God will see you to Heaven... Rest in Peace.. You will always have a special place in my heart.

Dick Fuller02/08/2012

I knew Fr Bill as "Indian Bill" one of my favorite camp counselors at CYO Camp in the late 40's, early 50's. We remet in the Army where he was my unit's chaplain. May he rest in peace.

Mrs Charles Benedict02/08/2012

We go way back when we both began our chosen life's journey.. Father newly ordained and we newly wed. Still recall that time. Rest in Peace, Father Brennan..

Marsha Bur (Morton)02/08/2012

Fr. Wm. Brennan (Uncle) was a wonderful man, everyone who knew him loved him. Holy Angels are dancing and singing for him now. Love Marsha

Diane Agius02/08/2012

I know Frenchy is glad to welcome him into the purly gates.

Sister Beverly Bobola02/09/2012

Father Brennan served at St. Lawrence Parish the first five years of his priesthood. The Class of 1958 had the privilege of his instruction for Religion Classes during those years. Father was a master carpenter and made tables for the first typing class held in the high school. Father attended most of our five year reunions after we graduated. May he rest in peace.

tony gajewski02/10/2012

To the family of father brennan i am sorry for your loss may his soul rest in peace in the house of the lord . What a beautiful speaker i enjoy his mass. Sorry for his wrong doing but now he will answer to only one judge god bless your soul.

Kelly Tr02/10/2012

To the greatest man I have ever met. It has been a privilege and an honor to have had you in my life. I lay to rest a man that was a father figure to me. I will miss you and never forget you

Pat and Ron Sampson02/10/2012

Father Brennan will for ever be remembered by so many for all the wonderful and thoughtful things he did for the parishoners of St Sebastians.

sara sacksteder06/05/2012

Father Brennan was a very important influence in the life of my family. We lived in back of the rectory of St. Mary's church in Adrian Michigan. He was so good to all of us.

Sandra Piper-Whitman12/08/2012

I remember Fr. Brennan from St. Christine back in the 60s. He was and is one of my best memories of my years at the school and church. I remember he would play ball with us on our playground (the parking lot :) God bless his beautiful soul.

Kathy Laichalk-Beringer06/10/2013

I know this is so late in coming but I just located this site. I knew Fr. Brennan from St. Boniface. He was such a great man. I could write pages on how he affected my life. But I will just say that he is in heaven now with many of the people he touched in life. God bless

Mary Joyce Beach04/18/2014

Remember Fr. Brennan from St. Boniface Church back in Detroit. May he rest in peace. My deepest sympathy to his family

sue ohlinger10/28/2015

thank you so much Father for your sacrifice and love for the Lord.

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