Thomas Patrick Breen Jr., age 74, of McHenry, died December 25, 2010 at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
He was born April 20, 1936 in Chicago to Thomas Sr. and Florence (Holmgren) Breen.
Thomas was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1954 to 1956 and later in his life he served in the U.S. Navy in 1961. He was honorably discharged from both branches of service.
He was employed with the New York Life Insurance Company in the marketing department for several years. He was also employed with Kemper Insurance for over 25 years retiring from Kemper Insurance.
He moved to McHenry for the small town atmosphere.
He is survived by a daughter, Martha (Phil) Breen-Smith of Green Bay, Wisconsin; a son, Thomas Breen III of Locust Grove, Virginia; three grandchildren, Margaret, Mary and Matthias.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, Il 60050.
Prayers will be said at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, along with burial rites given by the combined veterans groups of McHenry.
For information, call 815-385-2400 or on-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com.