Michael J. Bresnahan

April 25, 2021 Kennett Square, PA

Michael J. Bresnahan, age 81 of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Pocopson Home. Michael was the husband of Patricia G. Bresnahan, with whom he shared nearly 48 years of marriage.

Following high school graduation, Michael went on to earn his undergraduate degree from Penn State and continued his education at Pitt Law, where he earned his Doctorate.

Michael was Director of Legal Services for 20 years at State College. Upon moving to Kennett Square, he went in to private practice in West Chester for 25 years.

In addition to his wife, Patricia, Michael is survived by his brother, Patrick (Barbara) Bresnahan; numerous cousins; his nieces and nephews, Linda, Michelle, Christa, Erik, Kevin, Peter, John, Rachael, Michael and Mary Beth; as well as many grandnephews and grandnieces. Michael was predeceased by two brothers, John and Kevin Bresnahan.

You are invited to visit with Michael’s family from 9:30AM to 10:30AM on Monday, May 3, 2021 at Kuzo Funeral Home, 250 W. State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Mass will begin at 11:00AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery. For the health and safety of all attendees, facemasks are respectfully required.

Contributions in Michael’s memory may be made to The Pennsylvania State University, 2583 Gateway Drive, Bristol Place Suite 130, State College, PA 16801 or to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380.

Arrangements by Kuzo Funeral Home of Kennett Square, PA.

Memorial Donations

The Pennsylvania State University

2583 Gateway Drive
Bristol Place Suite 130
State College, PA 16801

Brandywine Valley SPCA

1212 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA 19380



May 3, 2021 9:30AM to 10:30AM Kuzo Funeral Home
250 W. State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Mass of Christian Burial

May 3, 2021 11:00AM St. Patrick Catholic Church
212 Meredith Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348


May 3, 2021 Following Mass St. Patrick Cemetery
450 N Union Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348


  1. Dear Trish, We are thinking of you and asking God’s grace to bless you during this difficult time. May all the happy times that you shared with Mike sustain you. Please think only of the happy experiences that blessed your time together: the Penn State games, the happy family occasions, the holiday celebrations, and the love that you had for each other and those who love you. You share a precious gift of love that still surrounds you. Blessings, Marie and Dave Geggis

    Marie Geggis | May 2, 2021 at 6:10 AM
  2. Dearest Trish, we Love you and are so sorry for your loss. We know how much you loved Mike for more then your 48 years of marriage. We are thinking of you and praying for Gods blessings on Mike and on you.
    Carol and Dale

    Carol Polanosky | April 29, 2021 at 6:37 PM
  3. Dear Trish! You have my sincere sympathy and love . Sincerely Brenda Sharp

    Brenda Sharp | April 29, 2021 at 12:04 PM

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