Sadly on Monday, February 18, 2013, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease, age 58, formerly of the North Side. Son of the late Armella (Hungerman) and Leo Brunner; loving brother of Bernard Brunner (Rose Marie) and Margaret "Peggy" Erickson (Ted); also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends received 4-7 p.m. Friday at the HEARD FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4047 Perrysville Avenue, Observatory Hill. Mass of Christian Burial, Incarnation of the Lord Parish, Saturday 10 a.m. During Tom's working years, he was employed by Parts Depot and worked 15 years with Pittsburgh Fire Extinguisher Company. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to Incarnation Parish, 4071 Franklin Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15214 or Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.