James M. Brennan
James M. Brennan, 64 of Ballston Spa passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Born June 25, 1948 in Schenectady, he was the son of the late Joseph M. and Jean (Earle) Brennan.
A graduate of Draper High School in Rotterdam, Jim went on to attend Albany Business College and then Jones College in Florida. He worked as a winder at General Electric Co. in Schenectady for 35 years, retiring in October of 2005.
Music has been a passion for Jim throughout his life. While in high school, he played with The Pastels and Reggie And The Rebels and also played with Jubal through the Middle Grove United Methodist Church for several years. He was blessed to play with One Voice through Saratoga Bridges since 2007 and OFB since 2009. A member of Saratoga Abundant Life Church, Jim went to the Home of the Good Shepherd with his fellow church members to provide worship services there.
Jim was an avid sports fan and enjoyed supporting the Yankees, Giants, Boston Celtics and Notre Dame football and basketball. He also loved traveling, golfing with his friends, bowling and spending time with his family and friends. Jim will always be remembered as a kind and gentle man and will be missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, Jim is predeceased by a brother, Tommy Brennan. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Debbi Brennan of Ballston Spa; his children, Shaun Brennan and Amanda Petteys and her husband, Josh all of Ballston Spa; his sister, Barbara Korfhage of Ballston Spa and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
A time of prayer and remembrance will be held at 7:00 pm Tuesday, April 23rd at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Relatives and friends may call from 5 – 7 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Saratoga Abundant Life Church, 2325 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.