Ronald L. Brennan, 56, retired senior security officer at Erie County Medical Center, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 2001) in ECMC after a long illness.
Born in Buffalo, he was a longtime resident of Sloan. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War as a combat engineer.
A security officer at ECMC for many years, he retired in November.
Active in Corpus Christi Catholic Church, he was past president of the Holy Name Society and the ushers group. He also was a member of the Parish Council and Athletic Club.
Brennan was a former sergeant-at-arms of the Pulaski Police Association and a member of the board of directors of Local 815, Civil Service Employees Association.
He received Man of the Year awards from Corpus Christi Church and the Pulaski Police Association, which also honored him with its Presidential Citation.
He loved to hunt, fish, play golf and bowl.
Surviving are his wife, the former Michele Holakowski; four sons, Roger of the Town of Tonawanda and Ronald, Patrick and Robert, all of Sloan; two sisters, Sharon Hunt of Brocton and Michelle of Buffalo; and a brother, Wayne of Arcade.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in Corpus Christi Church, 199 Clark St., after prayers at 8:45 in Daniel R. Smolarek Funeral Home, 2047 Broadway, Sloan. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Cheektowaga.