Susan Irene Brennan - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Susan Irene Brennan

June 28, 1953 - December 6, 2017

Susan Irene Brennan, age 64, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

Born in Aston, Pennsylvania on June 28, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Mary Elizabeth Bette Carroll Hamilton, Jr. Susan graduated from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA. She dedicated 16 ½ years to Wilmington University, priding herself on her service to the students and her colleagues.

Susan was an extraordinary writer who enjoyed visits to the Jersey Shore. A very giving individual, she was always willing to help anyone, especially children.

Susan is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, William Brennan; children, Mary Brennan, Erin Wolff (Peter), and Lori Brennan; brothers, Eric Hamilton, David Hamilton, Sr. and Herbert Hamilton III (Anita); sisters, Margie Hamilton and SaraJo MacColl (James); grandchildren, Peter Wolff and Hope Wolff; and her many nieces and nephews. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend to many.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6pm until 8 pm on Tuesday evening, December 12, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Susan’s name to the Edison Charter School of Wimington, c/o Chess Club, 2200 N. Locust Street, Wilmington, DE 19802 or Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.


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  • Sending warm wishes to the family during this difficult time. I worked with Sue for 7 years at Wilmington University and am deeply saddened by her passing. She was an endlessly kind, patient, thoughtful, and generous friend and colleague to me. I enjoyed hearing tales about her kids and grandchildren over the years. It is clear how deeply she loved you all and through her I feel like I know some of you myself. May you be comforted by fond memories as you mourn.

  • Rest in peace Sue. I am so glad to have been your sister in law for the past 44 years. We we’re just together on Sunday for Hope’s birthday. I will always treasure Thanksgiving when we we’re all together. Lots of love surrounded us and amazing food. I will miss you.

  • I am sorry for the Brennan Family! Love from Marsha and Chuck Wolff❤️

  • Erin and Pete, Our condolences. May your Mom Rest In Peace. Love always

  • We were cousins first then schoolmates later. You will be missed by many . My thoughts with Bill, your daughters and siblings during this difficult time. I hope in time the love and memories from Sue will help heal some of the pain of her loss. <3

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Asking for God to wrap his loving arms around you all and bring comfort to you all. Our deepest sympathy to each one of you. Love, Bob and Shawn

  • Bill and girls sending my love at this sad time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • I am deeply saddened by the passing of Sue. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. The memories of our afternoon conversations will be kept close to my heart. You will be missed.

  • “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. From an Irish headstone.”
    — Richard Puz
    My sincere sympathy for your tremendous loss. May God’s love and good memories sustain you. May perpetual light shine upon Sue, may she rest in peace.

  • Our deepest condolences for the Hamilton/Brennan family. I know Sue will be missed. There are no words that can ease your pain at this time. May God’s love, and the love and support you have for each other, surround all of you at this time. Beth & Barry

  • I am deeply sadden by the passing of Sue. We worked together at Wilmington University for 16 years. I will miss her contagious laughter. My prayers and thoughts are with her family.

  • I am proud to have known and worked with Sue for 16 years. She was one of the first people to welcome me when I was the new girl. She was kind and funny. She never was too busy to help me if I had a question. I will truly miss Sue and will always remember what a wonderful person she was. I pray for her and her family.

  • My prayers and thoughts go out to Susan’s family and friends. Susan and I worked together at Keen Compressed Gas in the late 1990s/2000. I will always remember Susan for her warmth and kindness and am happy to see she enjoyed a long tenure at Wilmington University following her career at Keen. Please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences.