thomas brimner
Thomas Gayle Brimner, 78, of Burgettstown, PA, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2013 at his home with his family at his side. Born June 28, 1935 in Midway, PA, Thomas was a son of the late John William and Lillian Bell Brimner. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Wayne Brimner. After 25 years of service, Thomas retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as a security guard. Thomas proudly served his country in the United States Army as a medical specialist. Thomas attended the Paris Presbyterian Church and he was a Mason in both the Burgettstown and Hanover Township Lodges. In his spare time, Thomas enjoyed woodworking and his 1983 Chrysler Cordoba. Thomas is survived by his wife, Amelia Saffle Brimner at home; son, Kevin D. Brimner and his wife Rosemary of New Cumberland, WV; daughter, Amy M. Brimner and her companion Jane Whieldon of Myrtle Beach, SC; sister, Agnes Laverne May of CA; and grandchildren Jaclyn Alyse and Mitchell Wayne Brimner. Keeping with Mr. Brimner's wishes, there will be no visitation. Entombment at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Weirton will be private and at the convenience of his family. A memorial service celebrating the life of Thomas has been scheduled for 11:00 AM Saturday, January 25, 2014 at the Paris Presbyterian Church, 127 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, PA with Reverend Dr. Christina Hosler officiating. Donations in memory of Thomas should be made to Southern Care Hospice, 90 West Chestnut Street, 5th Floor Suite 500, Washington, PA 15301, or to ALS Western Pennsylvania Chapter, 416 Lincoln Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15209. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Visitation: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Amy, I was so sorry to hear of your daddy’s passing. please know that he is in the hands of our precious Lord . I know this is not easy, but remember the wonderful memories, and that you got to spend such wonderful times together. If I can do anything, please let me know. My prayers to your family. Lynn (First Palmetto)

  2. Dear Brimner Family,

    I’m very sorry for your loss.

    Tom was very very fun person to be around and always had a smile on his face and made you smile as well.

    Tom always treated me

    with respect and I considered him a friend as well ,even when he would give me a hard time I always loves seeing him and Sis..

    Rest in Tom..

    Joe Carpini

  3. Sorry for your loss he will be missed and are thought a prayers are will al of you . He thought everything of his family and grandkids love youns tracey ward and family

  4. Dear Sis and Brimner family so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.Tom will be greatly missed but not forgotten!!!vLriw

  5. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, may your memories of Thomas G.Brimner give you peace, comfort and strength…

    Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is done. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

    Thomas G. Brimner,is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

    † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 â€

  6. Kevin and Rose, Please accept our sympathy for your loss. Our prayers for him as we remembered him visiting you when we were neighbors. He will be remembered as a kind and caring man who loved his family.

  7. Amy, Sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I remember Mr. B as a kind and caring family man. My sympathy to you and your family.

  8. I am sorry that I did not make the service. Tom meant so much to me. I looked forward to his visits at the credit union. union. Always had a smile, always joking. always a kind word to say. He will forever be in my heart. I had the pleasure of meeting his beautiful wife and children. It hurts that he is gone, but we know he is in a better place, after what was a wonderful life. God bless.

  9. I am sorry to hear of your loss. Our condolences. My father Robert B. David

    son love talking to him. Our deepest sympathy. Nikki & rich Bailey.

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