Joseph E. Brennan III
October 17, 1946 – February 7, 2017
Joseph E. Brennan III, age 70, of Bear, DE passed away suddenly in his sleep on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.
A native Delawarean, Joe was born in Wilmington on October 17, 1946 and was the son of the late Bill and Marie (Finnegan) Kemmerer. He was a 1966 graduate of H. Fletcher Brown Technical High School. Joe made his career with General Motors for 34 years, retiring as Local UAW 435 President in 2001.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Kerri Anne Brennan. Joe is survived by his wife of 50 years, Susan D. Brennan; sons, Sean P. Brennan (Kathleen) and Timothy J. Brennan (Carolee); brother, Michael Brennan; sisters, Christine Gray (Richard) and Kathleen Huber (Edward); grandchildren, Kayla M., Tristan M. and Darby R. Brennan; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 Noon until 2 pm on Sunday afternoon, February 12, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE where a funeral service will begin at 2 pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.