89, Fortified With the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Saturday, January 21, 2023. Beloved husband of the late Mary Brennan (DiManuele) for 58 years. Loving father of Michael (Joan), Kevin (Stephenie), Billy (Brandice) Brennan and Teresa (Lee) Manna; dearest grandfather to Josh, Christopher, Elsie, Audrie, Brendle, Bryant Brennan and Jessica (Ryan) Engel, Brendan, Kelsie Manna (Brandon Chaplin), great-grandfather to Charlie and Hylia Brennan.
Ray was also a cherished brother and preceded in death by Bill (Lucille) Brennan, Betty (Paul) Martin, and Pat (Bob) Burger; brother-in-law to Josie (the late Jim) Michaels, Kitty (Jim) Heckel, Pete (Donna) DiManuele; dear uncle, cousin and friend.
Ray was deeply devoted to his family and his faith. He will be remembered most for his love of the Lord and a unique sense of humor. He and Mary were dedicated members of St. Pius the V, Our Lady of Loretto and Our Lady of Providence parishes. He was also proud to have served as a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps.
Memorials may be made to Every Child’s Hope and the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians). The family would like to thank the excellent care provided by the staff of Mercy Heart Hospital and Sarah Community Veronica House.
Services: Funeral from Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois on Wed. Jan. 25 at 9:30 a.m. to St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church for a 10 a.m. Mass. Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Visitation Tues., 4-8 p.m.