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Robert M. Brenno

OGDENSBURG- Funeral services for Robert M. Brenno, 62, of Ogdensburg will be private.  Mr. Brenno died on Sunday, August 26, 2018, surrounded by his family at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.

Robert M. Brenno was born on March 9, 1956, in Ogdensburg.  He was the son of Keith Warren and Mary (Mallette) Brenno.  He was a 1974 graduate of Ogdensburg Free Academy and went on to enlist in the United States Air Force until his honorable discharge in 1978.   He was employed as a Mechanic for the Massena Power Authority until his retirement in 2010.    He enjoyed any history pertaining to the City of Ogdensburg as he visited the Ogdensburg Public Library on a daily basis.  Robert enjoyed restoring old furniture and renovating houses.  He was a member of the Moose Lodge and AMVETS in Ogdensburg.  He had a very good friend Brenda Barr, who would bring him freshly baked pies, homemade food, and great conversation.

He is survived by his mother; Mary Brenno of Ogdensburg, his children; Jason and Travis Brenno of Ogdensburg and Michelle Brenno of Mississippi.   His brothers; Scott Brenno and his wife Joanna and Jerry Warren,  sisters; Teresa Brenno, Mary Ella Majetich, Teresa Sack and Hallie Warren Miller also survive him.   He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father Keith Warren, his dad, Basil P. Brenno and his sister Heather Brenno Cross.

Donations in Robert’s memory may be made to the Ogdensburg Public Library 312 Washington Street Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

Online condolences may be made at www.LaRuePitcher.com.

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My thoughts and prayers go out to Bob's family. I knew Bob from Power Authority. What a worker he was! Always had something to laugh about. Great personality. Showed me around in the house (old mansion?) on Rt. 37 that he was restoring. He will be missed.

Judy Ayotte Sep 4 2018 12:00 AM

I worked with Bob at NYPA for years. I always enjoyed talking with him and depended on his mechanical skills. He will be missed. I am very sorry for your loss.

Betsy Shutts Aug 29 2018 12:00 AM

Mary and family condolences. Know you are in my prayers.

Darlene Moore Aug 29 2018 12:00 AM

I'm very sorry for your loss. I worked with Bob and always enjoyed my conversations with him. He was a genuine guy.

Kelley Briggs Aug 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Brenno

helen hess spring Aug 29 2018 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I worked with Bob for many years. I enjoyed visiting with him. He was always so fun and witty.

Anne M Smith Aug 29 2018 12:00 AM

Im so sorry for your loss!! Love you guys! Love Kara & kids!

Kara Wright Aug 28 2018 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss...he was such a great guy and will be missed

Lisa Creighton Aug 28 2018 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to Bob's family. Bob was such a nice guy and I will miss seeing him at the library everyday. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Ann Knowlton Aug 28 2018 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a great guy, and often helped me with my NYT Sunday Crossword at work :) He was always smiling.

Gina Hurteau Shoen Aug 28 2018 12:00 AM

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