(courtesy of Paul Hays)
Grave marker for
Thomas S. Brennan in Section 54, Site 5167 of Arlington National
Cemetery, Arlington (Arlington county), Virginia.
Thomas enlisted in the
Army ca. July 1942, volunteered for parachutist duty and
BRENNAN, THOMAS S., 80, of Palm Harbor, died
Friday (Aug. 19, 2005) at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety
Harbor. He was born in the Bronx, N.Y., and came here in 1988 from
Hartsdale, N.Y., where he retired from the Farberware Co.
after 23 years in the Army as a Green Beret with the rank of
sergeant major at the Special Warfare Center in Fort Bragg, N.C. He
was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II and was awarded a
Purple Heart and a Bronze Star while serving with the 82nd Airborne.
He was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; three
daughters, Susan Marie Clark, Midlothian, Va., Donna J. Turnbull,
Hartsdale, and Elizabeth A. Sclafani, Mount Vision, N.Y.; a
stepdaughter, Anita E. Biernacki-Brennan, Knoxville, Tenn.; a
sister, Loretta Koops, Bainbridge, Ga.; and nine grandchildren.
Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Palm Harbor Chapel.
(St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg,
FL, 22 Aug 2005, Page 7 - courtesy of Tedd Cocker)