Kervens Brun

Obituary of Kervens Brun

Kervens Brun, 32, of Morgantown, WV lost his valiant battle with cancer at UPMC on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Kervens was born February 12, 1986 in Orange, New Jersey, the son of Pierre Wilkens Brun and Marie Duvanie (Estime) Brun of Spring Valley, New York.


Kervens obtained both Bachelors and Masters degrees from West Virginia University. His Masters degree concentrated in Healthcare Public Administration. He has been employed as an executive healthcare administrator at Monongahela Valley Association (Fairmont), the Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER) at UPMC (Pittsburgh) and most recently at UPMC Passavant (Pittsburgh). Kervens was a devoted parishioner at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Star City.  Additionally, he was an active member with the Westover Rotary Club where he served as President and recently became a Paul Harris Fellow. Kervens enjoyed composing his own music on the piano, rooting for the Mountaineers, dominating at fantasy football, playing golf and finding ways to better himself, but his greatest pleasure was in being a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend.


In addition to his parents, Kervens is survived by his wife, Heather Long Brun, his five month old daughter, Isla Noelle, and his sister Trisha Junie Brun of Spring Valley, New York.


Visitation for family and friends will be held at the McCulla Funeral Home, 770 Fairmont Road, Morgantown on Wednesday, June 6, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm, with a Vigil service being held at 7:30 pm Wednesday to conclude the visitation. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 1 Guthrie Lane, Morgantown on Thursday, June 7, at 10 am with Father John DiBacco Jr. as celebrant. An additional memorial service and burial will be held in his hometown of Spring Valley, New York for his large international family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at In lieu of flowers, one of Kervens best friends has set up a GoFundMe donation page (Support of the Kervens Brun Family) or send a contribution to the Westover Rotary (Kervens Brun Fund).