On Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at 1830, Firefighter Brian Joseph Letrent of the Bayville Volunteer Fire Company 1 participated in a fire-department-mandated full-scale drill/exercise. On Wednesday, June 21, 2023, while returning home from his job, he suffered a cardiac emergency and was immediately transported to the Bayshore Medical Center where he passed away a short time later. He was 34-years old.

Surviving are his mother and stepfather Kathleen and Roy Whitley, his father and stepmother Richard and Donna Letrent, one brother Richard Letrent and his companion Yasmin Moreno, and his aunt and uncle Cherrie and Tim Kennedy and his cousins, Jennifer Freit, Eddie Beach, Kristen Kenny and Amanda Kennedy

Donations in Brian’s memory may be made to: Bayville Fire Company Station 17, 645 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville, NJ 08721.

– Photo courtesy of Kathleen Whitley