Gene Brennan, a retired NYPD detective with 20 years on the force, former member of Community Board 7 and longtime community activist, died Monday afternoon at the age of 70, his family said.
Brennan had suffered from emphysema, his family said.
A wake was set to be held Wednesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Gleason Funeral Home, at 10-25 150th St. in Whitestone.
Brennan’s funeral is scheduled for 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Luke’s Roman Catholic Church, at 16-34 Clintonville St. in Whitestone.
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