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Julia I. Brennan, R.N.

August 5, 1925 — December 25, 2016

  Julia I. Brennan, R.N. 91, of Minersville died Sunday at Schuylkill Center, Pottsville. 
  She was born August 5, 1925 in Minersville daughter of the late Patrick F. and Veronica Burns Murphy.

  She was a 1943 graduate of Cass Twp High School and a 1946 graduate St. Joseph School of Nursing, Philadelphia. 

  Julia was employed as a nurse at the former Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville prior to retiring.

  She also served 2 years in the Cadet Nurse Corp.

  Julia was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville.

  She was preceded in death by her husband Edward Brennan, in 1973; a son Michael J. Brennan, Sr.; a brother, Harold Murphy; and 2 sisters, Bernice Bird and Joanne Bennett: Surviving are a daughter, Sharon Piccioni, and her husband Robert, Pottsville; 3 grandchildren, Michael Brennan, Jr., Jarrad Brennan, and Marina Refi: 3 great-grandchildren; a brother, Joseph Murphy, Doylestown: Nieces and Nephews.

  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the convenience of the family from St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions made to St. Michael the Archangel Memorial Fund 538 Sunbury St. Minersville, PA 17954 or St. Patrick Memorial Fund, 319 Mahantongo St. Pottsville PA, 17901. Interment will be private at St. Kieran No. 2 Cemetery, Llewellyn. James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville is in charge of arrangements.

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