Obituary

 

Dorothy Brennan

September 1, 1921 - April 02, 2017

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BIOGRAPHY

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Dorothy Brennan (nee Dunn) died at home in Mountainside on April 2, 2017. Born in Jersey City on September 1, 1921, Dorothy lived her early life in Hoboken and was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy. An employee of the Moore-McCormick shipping company, she was an active volunteer during World War II.  She married her husband, Owen, in 1952 and raised her family in North Bergen, retiring to Manchester in 1985. Owen predeceased Dorothy in December, 2016. Dorothy was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  An ardent Catholic, she was a member of the Rosary Societies of St. Joseph's of the Palisades Church in West New York and St. John's Parish in Manchester.  Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Kathleen, and her husband Gerald Zukowski, her two sons, John and his wife, Katherine (Pokluda) and Thomas and his wife Nicole (Amato).  Dorothy was exceptionally proud of and deeply loved by her grandchildren, Alexis, Sarah, and Keith Zukowski and Kyle, Kelly, and Jaclyn Brennan, and her great-grandson, Kaiden Brennan.

 

Visitation is on Friday, April 7th from 5 to 9pm at Failla-McKnight Memorial Home, 533 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, NJ.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saints Peter & Paul Church, Hoboken on Saturday, April 8th at 9:30AM.  Entombment will follow at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City.  There is valet parking in the rear of the funeral home off 6th Street.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105.