Brenna M. Salay, 41, of Shrewsbury


Brenna SalayDec. 10, 1981 – Dec.  9, 2023

Shrewsbury – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Brenna Moriarty Salay. Brenna was a beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

Brenna is survived by her husband, Brian Salay, her children, Jack and Clara Salay, her parents, Hank and Mary Moriarty, her sisters, Kate Corridan and Kara Mauro, her brothers-in-law, Colin Corridan and Joe Mauro, her nephews, John Mauro, Emmet and Quinlan Corridan, her nieces, Lucy Mauro and Caroline Corridan, her parents-in-law, John and Pauline Salay, her brother in law, John Salay, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

She was born on December 10, 1981. She was raised in Springfield, MA in the East Forest Park section of the city. Brenna attended Holy Cross School and was a graduate of Cathedral High School and Springfield College. She later obtained a Masters Degree in Education from Fitchburg State University. Brenna also received licenses in cosmetology and vocational education, nurturing her creativity and artistry.

Brenna met the love of her life, Brian, while living in Baltimore, MD. Brenna and Brian were married on November 11, 2011. They later relocated to Massachusetts and have been raising their family in Shrewsbury, MA.

Brenna’s greatest joy in her life was being the mother of her two beautiful children, Jack (10) and Clara (7).

A private memorial service will be held on December 16, 2023 to honor Brenna’s life.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Boston Children’s Hospital,, as they were a source of comfort, hope and support in making Brenna and Brian’s son, Jack, a cancer survivor.

Chiampa Funeral Home of Shrewsbury assisted with arrangements.



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