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BREEN George Adrian Sr.
BREEN, George Adrian, Sr. May 21, 1931 - Feb. 4, 2016 George died Thursday, February 4, 2016 at the VA in Long Beach. He was referenced as Lazarus because of his ability to overcome adversity time and time again after surviving a car accident in 2005 and on Thursday morning the battle proved too great and Heaven got another angel. The son of John Taylor and Dorothy Breen, George was raised in New York, where he lived until joining the Marines at 18. he leaves behind his wife of 56 years, Gertrude Harvey Breen; brother Adrian; sister Dorothy Breen Donnelly; cousins: George, Joan and John Albert; son George Jr.; daughters: Catherine Breen Cummings and Kelly; 6 grandchildren: Sean, Tawnya Marie, Calie, Robbie, Jordan and Brianne. While working as a tower conroller in Gander NFLD, he met the love of his life, our Mother. After they married, they moved to Palmdale, where dad became an Air Traffic Controller and where they raised their family. Dad had a passion for his willingness to help others no matter what the need or request. He loved to play golf. He would often be found watching at least 3 sporting events on TV, while listening to the radio over his shoulder. A member of Saint Junipero Serra Parish in Quartz Hill, Calif., he will be laid to rest at the family plot in New York at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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