- 36 years old
- Date of birth: Sep 6, 1968
- Date of passing: Oct 16, 2004
|Let the memory of William be with us forever|
Chief Warrant Officer 3 William I. Brennan, Army helicopter pilot, 36, of Bethlehem, was killed in action in Baghdad Iraq, on Saturday, (October 16, 2004). William was the loving husband of Kathy Martinez Brennan and father of Katelyn and Cassidy. William was born in Waterbury on September 6, 1968 to the late Nicholas I. and Rosalie C. (Dunne) Brennan of Bethlehem. He attended St. John the Evangelist School in Watertown and graduated in 1986 from Holy Cross High School in Waterbury where he was on the lacrosse and wrestling teams. William was an Eagle Scout and a member of the Pine Meadow, CT 4-H Club. While attending Mattatuck Community College he was serving in the National Guard. After receiving his associate’s degree, William joined the United States Army and pursued his dream of flying helicopters. He has served in the armed forces for 13 years, recently being deployed in January from Wheeler Army Air Field, Hawaii to Iraq. In addition to his wife and daughters, Will is survived by his grandpa, Paul Horvay Sr., of Winsted, Neil and Marge Brennan of Shady Side, MD, Patrick and Katherine Brennan of Corpus Christie, TX, Nicholas and T.J. Brennan of Woodbury, Patricia and Harry Traver, Mary-Kate and John Scenti all of Bethlehem and Briana and Peter Wall of Woodbury; eight nieces, nine nephews; many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends too numerous to mention individually.
Have a suggestion for us?