James E Brenner

In loving memory of James E. Brenner 9/9/1969 -2/15/2022

Jim Brenner age 52, son of the late Leonard F. Brenner Jr & Joan E. (Loynd) Brenner passed away on 2/15/2022 at Hospice.

Jim has always been an avid drummer.  He played with many bands and thoroughly enjoyed playing hand drums at the Fireside with friends, in his retirement Jim enjoyed teaching children & the elderly his love of drumming.  He also had a passion for cooking and taking care of his family, friends and pets.  Jim was also involved in the martial arts community, obtaining his 4th degree black belt master instructor status, and enjoyed teaching little dragons through the world Tang Soo Do Association. He most recently worked part-time at drums Etc.

In addition to his spouse, Dana, and his mother, Joan, Jim is survived by 6 children and Dana’s two sons. Alexander (Chelsea) Brenner, Amanda (fiancé Jordan Fry) Brenner, Aaron (Olivia) Brenner, Alyssa Brenner, Lily White, and Noelle Brenner, Marty (Sarah) Grimm, and Eddie (Katrina Keim) Grimm.  Grandchildren Caleb, Ethan, and Emery Brenner and brother, Leonard F. Brenner III.

Friends and family are invited to Jim’s celebration of life to be held at Grace Community Church, 212 Peach Bottom Road, Willow Street PA 17584, on Friday February 25th, 2022; with visitation from 6-7PM, and Service @ 7PM

The family would like to thank Hospice home care and in patient facility for their amazing care of Jim.

Cremation Services of Lancaster  717-273-6283

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  • I just learned of jim’s passing. I am so truly sorry for his loss. I worked with him it the penndot call center. He was a wonderful person

  • Blessings to the Brenner Family.
    We appreciated the times Jim came and shared his love of music with our residents, as a volunteer at Landis Homes.
    We pray for comfort and peace of heart for the family.
    ~Moniqua Acosta
    Direction of Volunteer Services at Landis Homes

  • Mr. Brenner was a good example and a great instructor. It was easy to see he loved what he was doing. His legacy will live on through the many lives he touched.

  • My deepest heartfelt sympathies to the Brenner family. Jim was a great guy – often taking time to connect with me and others after church service. His passing will leave a whole in the lives of many, especially wife Dana. My best to all of you as you navigate this challenging time.

  • Mr. Brenner had such an impact on everyone at Lititz Tang Soo Do. I will remember all of the great times and the passion he put into everything he did. He was an incredible role model and will be deeply missed.

  • Dana, I am so sorry for your loss. Words can’t lessen the grief. My heart aches for you. My you feel the love of God and family and friends to hold you through this most difficult time.

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