Mary "Donna" Brenne
Mary “Donna” Brenne, 85, a lifelong resident of Scranton, died early Thursday morning at home. She was the widow of Gerald Brenne who died June 25, 2006.
She was born and raised in the Minooka section of Scranton, the daughter of the late John and Catherine Butler Kearney. She graduated from Minooka High School and was a member of Saint Paul of the Cross Parish. She had been employed by Bell Telephone Company and prior to retirement Ehrhardt answering service.
Surviving are two daughters, Linda Buttner and her husband Frederick, Scranton and Sheila Kneiss, Pottstown; granddaughter, Jennifer Schaffer, Moosic; great-granddaughter, Cadence Havenstrite, Moosic; a sister, Ann Marie Farnham, Spring Arbor, Michigan; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Lucille Cusick, Evelyn Lieberum, Eileen Lewis; two brothers, Jack Kearney, Robert Kearney.
A Mass of Christian Burial and Interment will be held private in Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, St. Paul of the Cross Parish.
Arrangements under the care of Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc. 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.