Of Waltham, passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning April 25th, 2019 in his home at the age of 69.
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Born on August 6, 1949 in Waltham; son of the late Joseph J. Brennan and Ethel M. (McLaughlin) Brennan. Bic was a lifelong resident of Waltham.
A graduate of Norfolk County Agricultural School, Bic furthered his education by attending New York State University. Bic began his cabinet making career with Jim Collins Cabinet Making. He then owned and operated "Brennan Cabinet Company" for many years. He was a great craftsman and very talented in his trade. Bic took great pride in all of his work.
Bic proudly served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a past member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW Post #2152 in Waltham.
He was a longtime member of the Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks Lexington Lodge 2204. He was an excellent billiards player and won many pool championships.
Family was always most important to Bic; he loved spending time with family and friends. You would often find Bic in his garage wood working or tending to his yard and trees; which he kept impeccable.
Bic is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years Teresa A. "Tina" (DeMeo) Brennan; his devoted & loving sons Patrick Robert Brennan of Waltham, Nicholas L. Brennan of Waltham and Framingham Firefighter Timothy J. Brennan and his wife Cassandra Lombardi of Framingham; his dear siblings Joseph Brennan and his companion Maggie of Wilmington, Julie Coons and her husband Charlie of Lexington, Jean M. Price and her husband Jim of Centerville, VA, and the late Paul Brennan and his wife Anne of Houston, TX, and the late Barry Brennan; his former sister-in-law Sally Brennan of FL; his sister-in-law Joanne Cournoyer and her late husband Jerry of Hudson and his brother-in-law Louis DeMeo and his wife Patricia of Burlington. In addition he is survived by many cherished nieces, nephews and numerous friends.
Relatives & Friends are respectfully invited to attend Funeral Services in celebration of Robert's Life from the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody Street, WALTHAM on Wednesday morning May 1st at 9:30 with a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 920 Trapelo Road, Waltham at 12:00 p.m. Visiting Hours will be held on Wednesday morning May 1st from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Burial with United States Army Military Honors will be held private for his family at the Massachusetts Veterans National Cemetery in Bourne.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Dan Farber Cancer Institute by visiting danafarber.jimmyfund.org