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Brennan, James J. June 8, 1935 - February 1, 2024

Date of Funeral

February 17, 2024

James J. Brennan age 88 died on February 1, 2024.  He was born June 8, 1935 in Bronx, NY. He is the son of the late Patrick and the late Anne (McMahon) Brennan.


He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War from 1954 to 1956.  He was employed by NYPD as a Police Officer.


He is survived by his wife, Christine (Cetani) Brennan, one son, Christopher Brennan and wife Gina, one grandson Nicolas Brennan, and one granddaughter, Gianna Brennan.


James was pre deceased by his parents, Patrick and Anne Brennan, one brother John Brennan, and one sister Patricia DeFlorio.


A memorial service will be held at the American Legion, 450 Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown NJ 07840 on Saturday, February 17, 2024 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown NJ 07840.  Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at


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    Gary J. Kuipers, Sr. says

    A talented man and a knowledgeable Legionnaire. It was always a pleasure to converse with Jim. Our sincere sympathies to the Brennan family.

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