"It's Ben; donít call me Benjamin!" of Canton, formerly of Bostonís West End, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the age of 89. Son of the late Julius & Anna (Wyzanski) Brenner; brother of the late George, Solomon and Sidney; husband of 59 years to Adelle (Koretsky) Brenner; father of Gary, Brenda and her longtime companion, Victor; and best buddy to his recently deceased cat, Sid; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Ben served in the army during the Korean War. Following his return,†his dedication to clients was his passion during sixty years in the financial services industry.†He was an active member and coach for the George Brenner Association and the Brenner-Hawk Group from the West End, the members of which convened yearly since inception. He was an active member of Temple Beth Abraham of Canton, as well as a mentor and coach for USY basketball, and a Boston Celtics fan. A life-long patron and supporter of the arts, Ben began performing with community and professional theaters throughout the Boston area, beginning in the late 1990ís. He was a 25 year member on the Board of Directors for Riverside Theatre Works in Hyde Park. Chapel services at Schlossberg & Solomon Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington St., Canton on Thursday, February 1st 2018 at 12:30 PM. Interment to follow at Independent Workmens Circle Cemetery, 776 Baker St., W. Roxbury, MA. Memorial celebration at Sky Restaurant following internment, 1369 Boston Providence Highway, Route 1 South, Norwood MA from 3:30-7:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the West End House Camp, 105 Allston St., Allston, MA 02134, for the Adelle and Benjamin Brenner Camp Scholarship Fund which sends worthy candidates to the West End House summer camp in Maine, or to Riverside Theatre Works School for the Performing Arts, 45 Fairmount Avenue, Hyde Park MA 02136 or online at www.rtwboston.org.
Schlossberg & Solomon Memorial Chapel
"Family Owned" 781-828-6990