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LCpl John "JB" Breen
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1986
Knox County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 2009
Mount Carmel
Wabash County
Illinois, USA

LCpl. John B. Breen, age 23, from St. Francisville, IL died on March 15, 2009 while on active duty with the United States Marine Corps. He was with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division based out of Camp Pendleton, CA.

He passed away at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN, March 15, 2009, at 11:30 p.m. as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident north of Mt. Carmel, IL.

He was born in Vincennes, IN on Jan. 23, 1986. His parents are John K. "Kim" Breen and Teresa Grumieaux Breen of St. Francisville. J.B. was a member of the St. Francisville Free Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Lawrenceville High School. He was a Lance Corporal in the US Marine Corp Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment,1st Marine Division. He was a rifleman.

He is survived by his parents of St. Francisville, one daughter, Keely Jo Breen and her mother Allison of Lawrenceville, IL; one sister, Heather Carter and her husband Bryan of Lawrenceville; three nieces, Jayna, Morgan, and Bailey Carter of Lawrenceville; grandmothers, Ilene Grumieaux and Ola Mae Breen, both of St. Francisville; several uncles, aunts and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Roland Grumieaux and Joe Dale Breen.

The funeral service will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Francisville Free Methodist Church with Rev. Irwin Bales officiating.

Burial will in Oaklawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Cunningham-Nichols Funeral Home in St. Francisville. Military rites will be accorded Lance Corporal John Breen by the US Marine Corp. In lieu of flower, memorials may be made to the St. Francisville Free Methodist Church.
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Saint Francisville
Lawrence County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Jan 15, 2011
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LCpl John JB Breen
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