Obituary for Alberta Anna "Bert" Brennan (McCallen)
Alberta “Bert” Brennan nee McCallen, 90 of Piscataway New Jersey, passed away peacefully at home on November 1, 2017.
Born and raised in Perth Amboy to the late Albert and Anna McCallen, Bert settled in Piscataway 65 years ago to raise her family on Lake Nelson.
Bert assembled pocketbooks as a factory worker and was the former manager of a luncheonette before devoting her life to her children and grandchildren.
She was an avid animal lover who enjoyed crocheting, puzzles, her family, and most of all the quality time spent with her cherished grandchildren. Bert was one of the founders of the Crystalettes of Piscataway.
She was preceded in death by her dear siblings, Albert, James, Vivian, and Dot; and by her beloved daughter Laurel Starr Smith.
Surviving are her loving daughters and their husbands; Jill and Les Glina, Tracy and Steve Toth, her nine grandchildren, Lori Ann and husband Mark Foringer, Christopher Carlucci, Jaclyn Smith, Taylor Glina, Katlyn Smith, Jennifer Smith, Stephen Toth, John Smith III, and Brandon Toth, her dear brother Artie McCallen and sister Joan Hollenbeck, as well as her extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 3:00 to 7:00PM at the Piscataway Funeral Home, 18 Stelton Road, Piscataway.
Funeral services will begin 10:00AM on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the New Durham Chapel 225 New Durham Rd. Piscataway.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Edison Animal Shelter, 125 Municipal Blvd, Edison, NJ 08817