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Alfred Brenner Jr., Formerly of Sag Harbor, Dies at 85

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Alfred Joseph Brenner Jr.

Alfred Joseph Brenner Jr.

authorStaff Writer on Jun 13, 2024

Alfred J. Brenner Jr. was born on January 13th, 1939, in Brooklyn to Ana and Alfred J. Brenner Sr. and died on June 11, 2024.

He grew up in Franklin Square and attended grade school at Polk Street School and Monroe Street School. Brenner then graduated high school from Sewanaka in 1957. He was a member of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department, where he rose to the rank of captain. He worked for the Franklin Square Water district as a water serviceman.

Brenner was proud to join the U.S. Coast Guard where he proudly served his country for eight years. After leaving the Coast Guard, Brenner began working for the Suffolk County Parks Department, where he retired as supervisor of Cedar Point County Park. Brenner met Marie T. McPartlin from Sag Harbor, where they decided to raise their two children, Christopher A. Brenner Sr (Southampton) and Mary A. Thomas (Manorville). Brenner later resided in Manorville.

Brenner enjoyed hunting, fishing and even raising ducks and pheasants. He was a master gardener and worked at an estate in East Hampton in his retirement. He was an extremely proud American who put his family and religion first.

Brenner was predeceased by his wife, Marie. He is survived by his son Christopher Brenner Sr. and wife Jeannine and their two children, Christopher Brenner Jr. and Samantha. He is also survived by his daughter Mary A. Thomas and husband Arthur and their four children, Sarah, Elizabeth, Jonathan and Ava.

In lieu of flowers, donations to be made to East End Hospice in Al’s honor.

A visitation will take place on Friday, June 14, at the O’Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home located at 30 Little Plains Road in Southampton from 5 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, June 15, at 9 a.m. at St Andrew’s RC Church in Sag Harbor. A burial will follow at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale.

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