1932 – 2014
It is with great sadness that the family of Gerald ‘Gerry’ Maurice Breen announces his passing on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Red Deer, Alberta. Gerry was born on October 9, 1932 at Pine Lake, Alberta to George and Daisy Breen. They moved to the Springvale Area east of Red Deer where he was raised and attended school. In 1956, he was united in marriage to Eunice Richey. They resided in and around Red Deer, raising five children. Eunice passed away in September 1995. Despite a few medical challenges in his later years, Dad lived life to the fullest and maintained his independence to the end. Left to celebrate his life and love are his children; Joyce (Ben) Meyer and their children, Alicia (Jason) Nolet, Megan (Ryan) Laight and Brad (Karmen) Meyer; Ken (Linda) Breen and their daughter, Kyra; John Breen and his sons, Trevor and Thane; Allan Breen and Brenda Stanvick and his children, Beth and Logan; and Rosalie (Jonathan) Kerr and their children, Melissa and Laura. He is also survived by his great grandchildren; Nathan, Andrew, Audrey and Madeline. Gerry’s last years were made brighter by his loving companion, Barbara Hamilton. He was predeceased by his parents and a granddaughter, Kimberly Breen. A Memorial Service for the late Gerry Breen will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. If desired, Memorial Donations in Gerry’s honor may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta at www.heartandstroke.ab.ca or to the Canadian Cancer Society at www.cancer.ca. Condolences may be sent or viewed at
Arrangements in care of
Funeral Director at
PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM
6287 – 67 A Street
(Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.