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Brenda J. McBride

Brenda J. McBride, age 53, of Neapolis, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday morning, January 3, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital. She was born August 18, 1962 in Toledo, Ohio to Howard and Virginia (Busack) Fuller. Brenda was a 1979 graduate of Swanton High School and obtained her associate degree in early childhood education from Owens Community College. She was currently only a few semesters away from obtaining her bachelors degree.

Brenda married Patrick McBride on August 23, 1980. She currently worked as assistant director of daycare at Marie Childcare in Toledo. She devoted her time to her work and teaching others for certification in the childcare profession. She especially enjoyed the infants and toddlers and working on creative projects with the kids. When she wasn't working or studying, Brenda loved sunbathing, tending to her plants, and spending time with her family and pets.

She will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 35 years, Patrick; daughters, Breann (Ryan) Taylor and Heather McBride; grandchildren, Grace and Gabrielle; and spoiled four legged companion, Penny.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Virginia Fuller.

Visitation will be held Saturday, January 9, 2016 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton (419.826.2631), where a memorial service will begin at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Donna Stutzman officiating. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lucas County Humane Society.

Residence: Neapolis, Ohio

Visitation: Saturday, January 9th from 2 to 4 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Memorial Service: Saturday, January 9th at 4:00 pm in the Funeral Home

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I would like to thank everyone who was able to attend my mothers showing and memorial service. Your love and support was appreciated at this very difficult time.

Breann Taylor Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

My sympathy and prayers for all of you for this so sudden and untimely passing. It must be devastating but remember the resurrection and the life.

Ron Myers Jan 10 2016 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers go to the entire family..

John & Jody Herriott, John & Donna Adams Jan 7 2016 12:00 AM

My sympathy and promise of prayer to Brenda's family and friends, especially Patrick. She will be remembered for her kindness and wonderful laughter! Happy to have had the pleasure of working with her these past six months.

Sr. Marie Christine Cervi, SND Jan 4 2016 12:00 AM

My condolences to the McBride family. It was my pleasure getting to know Brenda these past six months. She was a dedicated professional and the early childhood field will miss her greatly. My prayers are with you.

Lisa Nowak Jan 4 2016 12:00 AM