John J. "Butch" Brennan, Jr.

1944 - 2020


Of Melrose, the former Mayor of Chelsea entered into rest on November 15th, 2020 at the age of 76.  Born and raised in Chelsea, the son of John J. Brennan and Eileen (Ryan) Brennan.  Beloved husband of the late Linda (Tillman) Brennan.  Loving father to Michael Patrick Brennan and his wife Meghan of Ipswich.  Dear brother of William “Biff” Brennan and his wife Claudia of Revere.  Cherished grandpa of Riley Brennan and Taylor Brennan of Ipswich. ...

Read more

Please send flowers to the family’s home via our 100% guaranteed hand-delivered floral services.


100% guaranteed hand-delivered by local florist

Lehman, Reen, McNamara Funeral Home

63 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton, MA

Tribute Wall

Share a memory of John J. "Butch" Brennan, Jr.
  • Photos
  • Video
  • Candle
  • Sentiment
Plant a tree in memory of John J. "Butch"
An environmentally-friendly option

Joe Mello

December 3, 2020 2:46 PM

Thank you Butch you helped me so much over 25 yrs. I treasured your friendship l loved you as a brother. Joe Mello. Rest in Gods Peace.


December 1, 2020 11:45 AM

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve as your secretary.  Because of you, 30+ years later, I continue my service with the City of Chelsea.  You are and have had a lasting impact.  Rest in peace Mayor Brennan. 

Tracy Nowicki

Diana Brennan

November 29, 2020 7:02 PM

My sympathies and condolences.

Diana Brennan

Patsy DiPietro

November 24, 2020 9:33 AM

I am so sorry to hear this,   Butch, you were a great guy and a wonderful help to all who knew you.  Biff and family, I will keep you all in my prayers.. Rest In Peace Butch.

Danny O

November 23, 2020 1:20 PM


Plant a tree in memory of John J. "Butch" Brennan, Jr.

An environmentally-friendly option Plant memorial trees
© 2021 Lehman, Reen, McNamara Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy