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Darron P. MacBrien, Poughkeepsie HS Grad, Dies At 29

Darron P. MacBrien
Darron P. MacBrien Photo Credit: Contributed

Darron P. MacBrien, a Poughkeepsie native, died on Friday, Oct. 20 in South Carolina just days after turning 29.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home, 371 Hooker Ave. in Poughkeepsie.

Darron was born in Poughkeepsie on Oct. 17, 1988 and attended Poughkeepsie High School.

Darron had worked as a roofer and mason for Custom Home Design. He was a member of the Blakley Volunteer Fire Department.

Darron loved the Jets and Mets and was an avid WWE Fan. He loved being by the ocean and was good natured.

He is survived his mother Barbara (Burnett) Minckler of Hyde Park and was predeceased by his father Harris "Duke" E. Minckler, Sr.

Also surviving are his sons Liam Harris MacBrien of Peckville, PA and Bentley G. MacBrien of Poughkeepsie as well as his brothers; Harris E. Minckler, Jr. of Poughkeepsie, Floyd A. Minckler of Port Orange, FL, Nicholas P. Fozo of Myrtle Beach, SC, his sisters; Lisa M. Minckler of Poughkeepsie, Michelle Bell (Shawn) of Hyde Park, Ashley M. Meyer of Walden, NY and Cassidy Wentling of Highland,.

Additionally, Darron is survived by his girlfriend Jodie Shomaker of Gallivants Ferry, SC, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and his biological parents Darron P. Fozo and Donna M. Abolin.

Burial is private and at the convenience of the Family. To send online condolences, please visit our website at .

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