Mrs. Dorothy Breslin, age 88 of Amelia Island FL passed away Saturday evening, March 19, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Breslin was born in July of 1927 in Ozone Park NY, one of 7 children born to the late Robert and Veronica Becker. She was raised in Ozone Park NY and was a graduate of John Adams High School in Ozone Park. On a double date with her twin sister, she met a young man by the name of Robert Breslin and were wed in the fall of 1948. Due to her husband’s love of golf, they relocated to Amelia Island in 1980. Mrs. Breslin was known to many for her sponsorship of numerous friends of Bill and was sometimes called the “Female Dr. Phil”. She was always outgoing and personable, and loved to entertain her guests. Mrs. Breslin loved to cook, play Bridge, work crossword puzzles, bowl, was an avid swimmer, and always enjoyed a dinner and a movie. She was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mildred Mitcho; her three brothers, Arthur, Robert and Charles Becker; her son, Robert “Bob” Breslin in 2005 and her husband Robert F. Breslin in 1993.
She leaves behind her daughter, Jan Wertheimer and her husband Robert of Lone Tree CO; her son Tom Breslin of Fernandina Beach FL and her two sisters; Martha Hand (her twin sister) of Hicksville NY and Marge Reese of Atlanta GA.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley Heard Funeral Home with Father Jose Kallukalum officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time starting at 1:00 pm. Mrs. Breslin will be laid to rest beside her husband in Bosque-Bello Cemetery following the service.
If so desired, memorials may be made in Mrs. Breslin’s name to the charity of your choice.