Big Turnout For Jerry Brenner Memorial
February 27, 2014 at 3:59 AM (PT)
Funeral services were held YESTERDAY (2/26) at Congregation Shirat Hayam, in SWAMPSCOTT, MA. for industry legend JERRY BRENNER, who passed away this past MONDAY (NET NEWS 2/24). There was a huge turnout from the record and radio world, as they celebrated the life of a man that everyone loved.
Some of the notable attendees were IDJM Pres./COO STEVE BARTELS, FRONT LINE/AZOFF ENTERTAINMENT'S RICHARD PALMESE and his wife LANA, ROADRUNNER MUSIC SVP JOHN BOULOS, COX Top 40 WBLI PD JEREMY RICE, MARY MENA, MATT SEIGEL, BILLY COSTA, DENNIS O HERRON and JOE MAZZEI from CCM+E Top 40 WXKS (KISS 108)/BOSTON, HARRY NELSON, CAPE COD BROADCASTING's BEV TILDEN AND JERRY MCKENNA, CCM+E's TIM MOORE, and the list goes on and on.
Former members of JERRY BRENNER PROMOTIONS that also attended included CARL STRUBE, LINDA CATALDO, KATHY MARCHETTI, PAUL BARRETTE, ROD STEVENS, AL PERRY, BRIAN & TARA INTERLAND, JONATHAN LEV and JENNIFER REIN among others. The local BOSTON Promotion People were also well represented.
BRENNER's 4 daughters spoke about the father they loved, and tributes were also given by niece BONNIE SHAPIRO, KATHY MARCHETTI, PAUL BARRETTE and BRIAN INTERLAND.
Plans are underway to celebrate his life, sometime this SUMMER, with a gala event in BOSTON. Details are forthcoming.