Mary Brennan
Mary Brennan
Mary Brennan
Mary Brennan

Obituary of Mary Lou Brennan

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Brennan, Mary Louise

New Scotland


Mary Lou Brennan, passed away, peacefully, Friday, September 29, 2023, at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center, after a long illness.

She left on her next journey, surrounded by family and loving, compassionate caregivers.

Born, January 7, 1942, in Hanover, NH, predeceased by parents, Fredrick Blake Howes and Mary Attila Grace Faucher Howes, of Woodstock, VT.

Mary Lou, “Snookie”, “ML”, “MLB” and “Mena”, enjoyed the blessings and gifts of raising three daughters, with her husband of 59 years, James Michael Brennan, “Mike”, in, yet, other small town communities, of Voorheesville, New Scotland and Slingerlands, NY.

Upon High School graduation, in Woodstock, VT, Mary Lou continued her education at Boston Children’s Hospital School of Nursing and Simmons College.  After receiving her degree, as a Registered Nurse, she shared her innate gifts with ALL, as a compassionate caregiver.  Mary Lou spent the majority of her professional career at Albany Medical Center, as a Female Oncology RN.

Mena, gifted us ALL, including her daughters; Courtney Brennan, Heather Brennan (Jen), and Megan Johnson (Ted).  She was cherished and loved by 5 grandchildren; James Nathan, Julian Rhys, Olivia, Parker and Hadley.

A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Matthew’s Church, Voorheesville, NY, Wednesday, October 11, at 10 AM.

The Brennan Family invites ALL, to celebrate Mary Lou’s LIFE, at Albany Country Club, Voorheesville, NY, immediately following her service at St. Matthew’s Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Memory of Mary Lou Brennan may be made to:

Family Promise of the Capital Region ( , 738 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208)

The Community Hospice Foundation ( , 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208)

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Memorial Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
St. Matthew's Church
Mountainview St.
Voorheesville, New York, United States
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