Patrick Brennan

Birth: May 3rd, 1956
Death: June 16th, 2017
Age: 61 years
Residence:Bay City

Patrick W. Brennan of Bay City, MI passed away unexpectedly on June 16, 2017 at the age of 61 years. He was born May 3, 1956 to the late James and Winifred (Frieders) Brennan in Bay City. Pat had a true passion for boating and worked for the family business, Brennan Marine, and for West Marine for almost 40 years. He helped thousands of customers and had a genuine gift for customer service.  He wanted to ensure that every customer came in and left with a smile. 


He had a heart of gold and would do anything and everything to make sure the people around him were taken care of at all times.  Pat loved his wife and daughters more than anything in the world. He provided them with support and advice every day to ensure they never forgot just how much they were loved.  His pleasures in life included listening to music, lounging with the dogs, cutting the grass and finding numerous ways to get the entire family together. 


Surviving are his loving wife of 27 years, Michelle Peplinski Brennan, whom he married June 24, 1989; two daughters: Kellie (Robbie) Rankey and Shae Brennan; sister, Peggy (Tom) Grimm; brothers: Terry (Jeanine) Brennan, Michael Brennan; parents-in-law, James and Lorraine Peplinski; along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, James and Winnie Brennan, his brother, Daniel Brennan, predeceased him.


The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be designated for the Jordan Boys and Girls Clubs in Boston ( or the Wishes of the Family.  Visiting hours with the family will be Tuesday from 2:00 until 8:00 at the Trahan Funeral Chapel.  For on-line sentiments:


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