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Ernest Paul Brennan

February 13, 1969 ~ November 23, 2019 (age 50)


Ernest Paul Brennan, age 50, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, November 23, 2019. 

He was born on February 13, 1969 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Joseph Brennan and Mary Thrasher Brennan.

After high school, Ernest proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force from 1988-1994.  Most recently he was the Area Manager for Casella Waste Management in Glens Falls, NY.

Ernest was an avid car enthusiast, he loved cars and everything about them.  He enjoyed buying them, collecting them, working on them and anything else that came to his mind.  Ernest also loved being a little league baseball coach and working with the children on the Small Fry Football teams.  He will truly be missed by all who knew him.

Ernest is survived by his wife, Georgianna Brennan of 31 years, friend, golf buddy and life partner; sons, Ernest Brennan, Jr., William Brennan (Shelby), sisters, Enola Nelson (Edward), Tina Nicholes-Johnson (Erik); many nieces, nephews; his lifelong pet and companion, Duke and friends who will miss him dearly.

He is preceded in death by his sister Michelle Collings. 

A celebration of life will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the American Legion, 316 Lake St, Elmira, NY 14901. 

A private graveside service with military honors will be at Woodlawn National Cemetery, 1825 Davis St, Elmira, NY 14901.

Flower can be mailed to Elmira American Legion, 316 Lake St, Elmira, NY 14901

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ernie’s name to the Falck Cancer Center, 600 Roe Ave, Elmira, NY 14905.   



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Private Graveside Service

Woodlawn National Cemetery (Elmira, NY)
1825 Davis St.
Elmira, NY 14901

Celebration of Life Visitation
December 3, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
American Legion
316 Lake St.
Elmira, NY 14901

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