WESTBOROUGH -- Dorothy
Isabelle (Anderson) Breen of Westborough, formerly of South
Burlington, Vt., passed away on Oct. 19, 2013.
Born in North Adams to Arthur and Bertha (Barker) Anderson, she married her elementary
school sweetheart, the late Thomas F. Breen Sr., and raised their three
sons in South Burlington.
She retired from the billing department at
the Fletcher Allen Medical Center of the University of Vermont School of
Medicine, and subsequently served as a docent at the Shelburne Museum.
She is survived by her sons Thomas F. Breen Jr., M.D. and his wife
Susan Yeomans Breen, M.D. of Shrewsbury; Timothy J. Breen of
Lebanon, N.J.; and W. Terence Breen and his wife Kelley Shea of Dover.
She was the beloved Mimi to six grandchildren - Lauren, Ryan, Tyler,
Caroline, Jennifer and Elizabeth Breen - who adored spending time with
her at her well-tended Laurel Hill Drive home, and with her dachshunds
Sam and Sam Again.
She was pre-deceased by her four sisters, Jeanne
Anderson, Claire Fitzpatrick, Ruth Beaudin and Phyllis Perreault.
also leaves her brother-in-law, Donald Perreault of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; her sister-in-law, Rena Breen of Old Orchard Beach, Maine; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013
from noon to 1 p.m. at the Ready Funeral Home, Shelburne Road,
Burlington, Vt., with a funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Home. Burial will
follow at Resurrection Park, Hinesburg Road, South Burlington, Vt.. Online
condolences may be made to www.readyfuneral.com.