302-478-7100 Wilmington & Hockessin, DE

John J. Breen

John J. Breen, age 81 of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 6, 2021.

John was a big civil war enthusiast and loved spending time up in Gettysburg touring the battlefield. He also enjoyed collecting Lionel trains. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Kathleen P. Breen. John is survived by his 5 children, Michael and his wife Pam of Landenberg, PA, Kevin and his wife Jennifer of Doylestown, PA, Kim Risbon and her husband Scott of Downingtown, PA, Kathleen Baldo and her husband Jim of Kennett Square, PA, John Joseph Jr. and his wife Stephanie of Middletown, DE: 1 sister Kathleen Sweeney of Nashville TN; 9 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be private due to COVID-19 restrictions.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Season Hospice https://seasonsfoundation.org/donate-today/


Funeral Services

Funeral services will be private due to COVID-19 restrictions.


    Eddie Augustine writes,
    Grew up with Jackie Breen from St. George's grade school in Glenolden PA, through St. James High School, Chester, PA. We got together on several occasions during the years. Jack was always a kind, gently friend. He will be missed by all lhis friends. God bless Jack, rest in peace.
    02/10/2021 02:32 pm
    John Mooney writes,
    On behalf of the St. James High School Alumni Association, I extend our deepest sympathies and prayers on your loss. The Alumni Association will remember John at their annual Memorial Mass.
    02/11/2021 11:14 am
    104 writes,
    John, Stephanie and the Breen family, our condolences on the passing of your father. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Claire, boys and 104
    02/12/2021 11:49 am
    Grace J. Dillon writes,
    I worked with Kathy at the Coiffure and well loved her and miss her still . That is when I meet Jack that what we called him . What a guy he could fix anything . He came to Sam's house when Sam would have all the girls that worked for him. I am so glad we all had that fun in are life with your mother and father . May they both rest in peace and we just lost Sam so he is with them again to .Grace J. Dillon
    02/14/2021 06:22 pm
    Kristen Fluharty-Emory writes,
    I am very sorry for your loss. Although I did not know Mr. Breen, I do know and work with John Jr., whom I know to be a respectable man. May you find peace and comfort during this time of grief. Peace and blessings to your family.
    02/15/2021 11:26 am
    Valerie Gleason writes,
    Really going to miss him! His sense of humor, funny and "pretend to be annoyed" comments and facial expressions always made me made me laugh and made the holidays even more special. Thoughts and prayers are with you all and the hope that his memories give you comfort. R.I.P. Mr. Breen.
    02/22/2021 11:02 am

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