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The death has taken place of

John Brennan

husband of the late Teresa Brennan.


John was born in Lattin, near Tipperary Town, in 1939,
the son of John and Josephine Brennan.

In his early twenties John went to New York,
where he found work as a bus driver
with the New York Transit Company.
He spent all of his working life with the company.

In new York he met Teresa Higgins,
a native of Derrycullinan, Drumkeeran.

The couple married in 1969.

They had three children,
Annemarie, Sheila and Sean.

Sadly, Teresa died in 1990.
She was brought back to her native Drumkeeran
for burial in the local cemetery.

After retiring John moved to and settled in Florida.

In recent years he suffered from declining health.

Just over 12 months ago
he returned to Co Leitrim,
where he became a  resident in St Phelim’s Nursing Home,
Dromahair.

He died there on Friday, 2 December.
He was 77 years of age.


The Funeral Mass was celebrated
in St Brigid’s Church, Drumkeeran,
on Tuesday, 6 December.

After the Mass
John was laid to rest beside his beloved Teresa.