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Maria "Jill" Brenner

March 7, 1931 ~ September 26, 2017 (age 86)

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October 1, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
John E. Day Funeral Home
85 Riverside Avenue
Red Bank, New Jersey 07701

Mass of Christian Burial
October 2, 2017

10:00 AM
Church of the Nativity

Fair Haven, NJ


Barranca's National Cemetery

Pensacola, FL

Maria T. (“Jill”) Brenner, 86, passed away at her residence in Red Bank on September 26, 2017.

Mrs. Brenner was born and raised in New York City, and summered in Monmouth County, where she met her husband of 54 years, the late Theodore E. Brenner.  She graduated from the College of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station, and attended Fordham Law School, where she was elected to Law Review. A licensed realtor for over 30 years, she was a co-founder and principal of the former Two Rivers Realty, Rumson.  She was active in various local charitable and educational groups, and served as President of Rumson- Fair Haven Regional High School’s Home and School Association.

Mrs. Brenner was a resident of Monmouth County for more than 57 years, in Rumson, Little Silver, and later, Red Bank.  She was a communicant of Holy Cross Church, Rumson, and later Church of the Nativity, Fair Haven, and a member of the Sea Bright Beach Club.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Brenner was predeceased by her sons Theodore Jr., Mark and Michael.  She is survived by her children John and Lydia Brenner and Chris and Marcy Brenner, both of Fair Haven, and Elisabeth Bird Aitken of Nashville, Tennessee as well as grandchildren Meredith, Corinne, Elise, Thomas and Amy.

Visitation will be held at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701 on Sunday October 1, 2017 from 4-7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Church of the Nativity on Monday October 2, 2017 at 10 a.m. Burial will be held at Barranca’s National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida. Please visit Jill’s memorial website available at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com. 

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