Brendan James Kitchen of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., dies at age 19

Brendan James Kitchen of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Medical Center-Pocono, East Stroudsburg, Pa. He was 19 years old.
Son of Kimberley Byrne and Jeffrey Kitchen, he was born Feb. 25, 2000, in Mesa, Arizona.
Brendan was a student at Delaware Valley High School. He loved playing on his iPad (especially recording videos clips and replaying snippets of them), swimming, playing chase/running, jumping on the trampoline, listening to music, VeggieTales, Pop Tarts and Doritos (he could regularly be seen with an empty bag fluttering in the breeze).
Brendan leaves behind his mother, Kimberley Byrne, and her partner, Cionaod O’Cinneide; three sisters, Colleen Kitchen, Katie Kitchen, and Ciara NiChinneide; aunt, Katherine Leverich and her husband, Steven; uncle, Richard Byrne; cousins, William and Ryan Leverich, Bailey, Paige, and David Kitchen, Tim Alm, and Alan and Karen Kennedy.
Brendan was loved by many, and his family would specifically like to thank his teachers and aides for the care and love they have shown him over the years.
A viewing was held at Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford, on May 20. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Vincent DePaul Church, Milford, Pa., on May 21, with the Rev. John Boyle officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Delaware Township Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 135 Park Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328.