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“Brendan, every day i bleed for you. I miss you like i never imagined a person could miss someone."Your eyes are the most beautiful stars I've ever...Read More »
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Brendan giving a fly tying class.
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Brendan giving Fly tying lessons at the shop
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“I met Brendan a few years ago in an Archery Shop in Winsted I managed. We hit it off immediately as we had everything in common. Archery Hunting,...Read More »
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“Col, Chuck, Erin and family, Our thoughts and prayers have been with you all since the news of your tragic loss. We hope you find peace in all of...Read More »
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“Dear Susan, Mike, Susan, Tommy, Dana & Mr. QuenoOur sincere condolences to you and your family. We are so very sorry about Brendan. All our...Read More »
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“Susan, words can not express the sadness I feel for you and your family on your loss. Stay strong you have a lot of friends and family to help you...Read More »
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Brendan Thomas Kohrer, 41, of North Granby, beloved son of Susan (Queno) Kohrer, and brother of Ryan and Chuck Kohrer, died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Born in Hartford on January 3, 1975, he spent most of his life in North Granby. He attended Granby Memorial High and Tunxis Community College. He graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute in 2015 to pursue a career as an auto body and collision technician. As a child, Brendan's father taught him to fly fish and hunt and fostered his love of nature and the great outdoors. He enjoyed archery competitions and even shot multiple "Robin Hood's," the feat of shooting an arrow into an arrow in an existing target. As a young man his love for snowboarding allowed him to compete in several competitions in Vermont. And eventually enjoying snowboarding and competing at Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada. Brendan perfected his true passion for fly fishing, learning to tie his own flies and becoming certified as a fly fishing guide at the Montana School for Guides. After returning to Connecticut, he enjoyed taking small groups on the Farmington River in Northern Connecticut and he spent several seasons guiding in Vermont. Most of all, Brendan loved his family and being with his parents, his brothers, his nieces and nephew, and especially his grandfather. He will be remembered for his infectious smile and his caring nature. He leaves his mother, Susan M. (Queno) Kohrer of North Granby; two brothers, Ryan Kohrer of East Hartland and Chuck Kohrer of Simsbury; his former sister-in-law, Bonnie Kohrer of East Granby; two nieces, Erin Marie Kohrer and Taylor Elizabeth Kohrer; a nephew, Colin Kohrer; his maternal grandfather, Thomas Queno, Sr. of Rocky Hill; two uncles, Michael Queno and his wife Susan of Wethersfield, and Thomas Queno, Jr. and his wife Karen of South Windsor; five cousins, Michael, Joseph, Derek, Thomas, Dana Queno; and his faithful Gordon Setter, Tristan. He was predeceased by his father, Charles William Kohrer, Sr. in 2007. His family will receive friends on Sunday, July 10, 3-6 p.m., with a prayer service at 5:30 p.m., at the Hayes-Huling & Carmon Funeral Home, 364 Salmon Brook St., Granby. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Brendan's family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Farmington River Anglers, P.O. Box 177, New Hartford, CT 06057. For online condolences please visit,