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LCpl John “JB” Breen

LCpl John “JB” Breen

Birth
Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA
Death 15 Mar 2009 (aged 23)
Mount Carmel, Wabash County, Illinois, USA
Burial Saint Francisville, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 64231181 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Marilyn
  • Added: 15 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64231181
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl John “JB” Breen (23 Jan 1986–15 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64231181, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Saint Francisville, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn (contributor 47077044) .