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TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. _ Sarah E. Aldrich Breen, 79, of Tunkhannock, Pa., died Thursday, July 8, 2010, at home with her family present, after a brief illness.
Born Nov. 24, 1930, in Lakeland, Fla., she graduated from St. Luke’s Hospital, New York City in 1952, with a BSRN degree in nursing.
Sarah resided in New Milford, N.J., and spent her summers in Cherry Valley. She was a snowbird for the past 15 years, residing in Marco Island, Fla.
While raising her family, she was an active volunteer in the community including local Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and parent teacher associations.
She is survived by her husband, Vincent D. Breen, to whom she was married for 57 years; three children, Barbara McNally and husband Kevin, of Morristown, N.J., Michael Breen and wife Barbara Jean, of Tunkhannock, Pa., Marie Breen Dunbar of New Milford, N.J.; and eight grandchildren, Maureen and Brian McNally, Stephen, Gregory and Timothy Breen and Kyle, Kasey, and Kelly Dunbar.
Services will be scheduled for the fall in St. Raymond’s Cemetery, Bronx. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice Community Care, 385 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704, Tunkhannock Community Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 322, Tunkhannock, PA 18657, New Milford Ambulance Corps, 213 River Road, New Milford, NJ 07646 or Morris Minute Men First Aid Squad, 97 Mill Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950. Arrangements by the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit, Pa.
Online condolences may be sent to www.lawrenceeyoungfuneralhome.com.
Published on  July 15, 2010
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