David Brennessel, 53, of Freehold Township died on Monday, Dec. 3 surrounded by his family at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. Born in Brooklyn, Brennessel was a general contractor and owner of Bremman Construction in Freehold.
Brennessel graduated from State University of New York at New Paltz with a degree in accounting and The City University of New York with a degree in engineering. He was a member of the Knob Hill Golf Club in Manalapan. He donated his eyes so someone else may see.
Brennessel was predeceased by his parents, Warren and Provedencia Brennessel. David is survived by his wife, Wendy Brennessel of Freehold Township; three sons, William Brennessel, Alexander Brennessel and Michael Brennessel all of Freehold Township; one daughter, Lindsay Brennessel of Freehold Township; a brother, Warren Brennessel of Middletown, NJ; four sisters, Barbara Brennessel of Wellfleet, Mass., Debra Brennessel of Glen Head, NY, Lynn Brennessel of Freehold Township and Lisa Brennessel of Manalapan; and several nieces and nephews.
A receiving of friends will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to noon with a Memorial Service to follow at the funeral home. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.