Aaron Joseph Dannenbring

December 3, 1997 ~ January 30, 2018 (age 20)

Aaron Joseph Dannenbring who lived in Valhalla and Hawthorne NY passed away suddenly on January 30th in Valhalla NY.  He was a sophomore economics student at Binghamton University and dearly loved by family and friends. Vibrant and fun-loving, AJ loved hanging out with friends, working out at the gym, playing video games and D&D, and snowmobiling in winter with his Dad and brother. He had a sense of adventure and took a semester off to live in Japan where he worked on an organic farm, where he also developed a passion for anime. AJ was a lead and supporting actor in a number of plays and musicals at Valhalla High School.  AJ was also an avid and passionate writer from a young age and throughout his life.The beloved son of parents Dave and Rebecca Blide of Hawthorne and Sara Dannenbring and Kurt Myers of Valhalla and is survived by brother Gavin and Sister Sophia. Grandparents Charlie and Toni Blide; Barbara Dannenbring; Lester Hornig; Donna and Seymour Schimelman. The wake will be at Hawthorne Funeral home, Hawthorne NY, on Saturday and Sunday from 4-8PM. A non denominational Funeral Service will be held at Holy Rosary Church at 170 Bradhurst Ave, Hawthorne, NY on Monday at 10 AM.  Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to or Holy Rosary Church in Hawthorne, so that they may help people like Aaron, and the family and friends of Aaron.


21 West Stevens Ave

Hawthorne, New York 10532


Donations may be made to:

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Holy Rosary Church
170 Bradhurst Ave, Hawthorne NY 10532
Tel: 1-914-769-0030

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