Elizabeth “Lizzy” L. (Boland) Breen

April 29, 2018

Elizabeth “Lizzy” L. (Boland) Breen

PLEASE AT THE FAMILY’S REQUEST, remembrances may be made to benefit her children at; Elizabeth L. Boland Breen Fund, c/o Winchester Corporative Bank, 19 Church St., Winchester, MA 01890.

of Billerica, April 29th  at the age of 36. Beloved wife of Robert J. Breen Jr. Devoted mother of Molly, Shane, Jason and Mary Breen. Cherished daughter of Thomas and Pamela (Smith) Boland of Maine. Loving sister of Thomas “Tommy” Shepard, his wife Rochelle of Easton, MA and Kevin Shepard of NJ. Dear daughter-in-law of Robert and Roberta Breen and sister-in-law of Amy L. Breen, all of Woburn. Loving niece of Glen Smith and Billy and Judy Boland, aunt of Hailey and Jordynn, as well as survived by many loving cousins and friends.  A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, MA, Thursday, May 3rd at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call at the Funeral Home, Wednesday, May 2nd from 4 – 8 p.m. Remembrances may be made in benefit of her children to the Elizabeth L. Boland Breen Fund c/o Winchester Cooperative Bank 19 Church St., Winchester, MA 01890. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook under Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home.

Elizabeth “Lizzy” L. (Boland) Breen, of Billerica, died unexpectedly in her sleep, Sunday, April 29th, at thirty six years of age.  Lizzy was the beloved wife of Robert J.”Bobby” Breen Jr. and the devoted and loving mother of Molly, Shane, Jason and Mary Breen.

Born in Newton, she was the cherished daughter of Thomas and Pamela (Smith) Boland now of Maine, formerly of Bedford.   Raised and educated in Bedford, Lizzy was a graduate of Bedford High School. Continuing on with her education after high school, she earned her  Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from The University of New Haven.

Following college graduation, Lizzy decided that her true passion was in Hair-Styling.  She then   decided to go back to school, and was soon a licensed beautician.  Lizzy began working in her hometown of Bedford at Salon Oz and  for the last several years at New Image Salon in Burlington and at the Prudential Center on Sundays. Lizzy had a wonderful talent and passion for hair, color and design.  This talent was shared with her colleagues where as she taught the fine art of coloring at Evolve in New Hampshire.

Lizzy was a women that worked hard and loved life! Her family and friends meant everything to her and she was loyal to a fault. As a Mom, she was very active with her children, actively participating with them in their football and wrestling programs.  Breast Cancer Awareness was an organization that Lizzy was truly passionate about and had devoted herself and a lot of her time to.

She was a member of The Way Boxing Gym in Woburn and worked out daily. She also enjoyed going on trips to Maine to visit her family.

Along with her husband, children and parents, Lizzy is survived and will be deeply missed by her brothers, Thomas “Tommy” Shepard, his wife Rochelle of Easton, MA and Kevin Shepard of NJ. She was the dear daughter-in-law of Robert and Roberta Breen and sister-in-law of Amy L. Breen, all of Woburn. Loving niece of Glen Smith and Billy and Judy Boland, aunt of Hailey and Jordynn, as well as survived by many loving cousins and friends. 

 A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, Thursday, May 3rd at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call at the Funeral Home, Wednesday, May 2nd from 4 – 8 p.m. PLEASE AT THE FAMILY’S REQUEST, remembrances may be made to benefit her children at; Elizabeth L. Boland Breen Fund, c/o Winchester Corporative Bank, 19 Church St., Winchester, MA 01890. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook under Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home.

 A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, Thursday, May 3rd at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call at the Funeral Home, Wednesday, May 2nd from 4 – 8 p.m. PLEASE AT THE FAMILY’S REQUEST, remembrances may be made to benefit her children at; Elizabeth L. Boland Breen Fund, c/o Winchester Corporative Bank, 19 Church St., Winchester, MA 01890. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook under Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home.

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  1. Michelle keeley

    We will all miss seeing your smiling face in the morning at the drop off-line . Our deepest condolences to your family . Your whole family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    From the project support preschool moms.

  2. Pam and Tom I am so very sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Bonny

  3. Liz I did not know well but I knew you for a long time. You dyed my hair blue and I loved it. I feel so heartbroken for your family, miss you rest well. So Sorry for the Breen family loss.

  4. The Harris Family

    We are praying for your whole family. We are so sorry. We liked Liz very much…

  5. Rosemarie Ward Tieri

    Bobby & family,
    I am so sad to hear the news of Liz, she was so close to me & my girls growing up with them & being a part of the family. Such a beautiful girl who will be missed by many. My deepest condolences.
    Rosie
    Rosemarie Ward Tieri
    Woburn

  6. Pam and Tommy
    So sorry for your loss.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Ben and Barbara Bailey

  7. Michael and I are so sorry to hear this sad news. Please know that our thoughts are with you and your family at this time.❤️ Michael and Lynn Sheehan
    Bedford.

  8. Marianne Gangi

    To the whole Breen family I am greatly sorry for your loss..My thoughts and prayers are with you all

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