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Agnes L. Brennan, World War II Army Nurse, Dies At 94

Manchester woman to be buried with military honors on Monday

Courtesy of Legacy.com
Courtesy of Legacy.com
Courtesy of Legacy.com

Agnes L. Brennan

AGE: 94 • Manchester

Agnes L. Brennan (nee: Ritter), 94, went to join her beloved husband, Tom on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

She was born in West Point, Nebraska, graduated from Creighton University's St. Joseph School of Nursing 1941 and joined the U.S. Army Nursing Corps. Agnes served in Europe during WWII, and rose to the rank of Captain.

During the war, she married Tom Brennan from Newark and afterwards they settled in Livingston to raise their family. She worked for Burrell's Press Clipping Bureau in Livingston, ending her career in 1982 as manager of the editing department.

Retired to Leisure Village West, Manchester in 1985, Agnes was active in quilting, a past president of the Pine Tree Needlers and an active member of the Saint John's Church in Lakehurst.

Surviving are her children, William P. Brennan of Quakertown, PA and Claire M. Barber; her grandchildren, Jennifer and Danielle Barber and her great-grandchildren, Desmond, Cheyenne, Avery and Savannah.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the Anderson and  Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Road, Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12 noon Monday, April 28, 2014 at St. John's Church, 619 Chestnut St., in Lakehurst. Interment with Miliatary Honors to follow at the Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veteran Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown. Please visit www.andersoncampbellmanchester.com. -

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