Antique Vintage 18

Howard William Brennan

April 12, 1936 ~ May 18, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Howard Brennan Obituary

Howard William Brennan, 87, of North East, PA went home to be with the Lord on May 18, 2023.  He was born in Renovo, PA on April 12, 1936, the son of the late Howard and Fannie (Coulter) Brennan.

Howard loved being outdoors working on his 55 Chevy Bel Airs, tinkering in his garage listening to Tijuana Brass songs.  Most of all Howard loved every minute he spent with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

In addition to his loving wife of 63 years, Frances Brennan, Howard is survived by his daughter Lisa Lupole (Kevin) of North East, PA, son Howard Brennan (Nancy) of Sherman, NY, son John Brennan (Wendy) of Harrisburg, PA, son Joe Brennan of Wattsburg, PA, daughter Catherine Swartzfager (Richard) of North East, PA, son Michael Brennan (Jessica) of Erie, PA, daughter Deborah Brennan of North East, PA, son Patrick Brennan (Joanne) of Sherman, NY.  Also survived by 20 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren, many nieces, and nephews, 1 brother, Bill Brennan of Lockhaven, PA and 1 sister, Anna Reiter of Erie, PA.

Howard was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Joseph Brennan, Charles Brennan, 2 sisters Mary Stout and Jean Rhodes.

Friends and Family are invited to a memorial service at the Greenfield Baptist Church, 9028 Williams Rd., North East, PA on Wednesday May 24, 2023, at 11 A.M.

Memorials may be made to ALSAC/ST. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Shriners Children’s Erie, 1645 W. 8th St., Erie, PA 16505.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of the W. Tad Bowers Funeral Home, 92 S. Lake St., North East, PA.  To send condolences, please visit



To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Howard William Brennan, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Howard William Brennan?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Howard's memory.


Funeral Service
May 24, 2023

11:00 AM
Greenfield Baptist Church (North East, PA)


© 2023 Bowers Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility