OBITUARY

James Kevin Breslin Jr.

August 19, 1938February 9, 2021

James Kevin Breslin, Jr., 82, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL passed away on February 9, 2021. He was born in Manhattan, NY on August 19, 1938; the son of the late James Kevin, SR. and Margaret Breslin. James was known as Kevin to family members, Jim with outside friends.

He graduated from Cardinal Hayes in Bronx, NY. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Iona College. James married Catherine M. Breslin and together they shared 57 years of marriage. He was employed as the Supervisor Immigration Officer for Palm Beach Region for the U.S. Immigration/Department of Justice for 35 years.

James loved having family brunches where he cooked corned beef hash, eggs, bacon, Bahama bread toast and tea. Loved working on any old car that everyone else thought was a lost cause. Had many friends in the car repair business. Was founding member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Catherine Breslin; three sons, Robert Breslin and his wife Lana, Brian Breslin and James K Breslin, III; a daughter, Melissa Sciacca and her husband Richard Sciacca; four grandchildren, Kelly Breslin, Alexander Breslin, Grant Sciacca and Justine Sciacca and two sisters, Sister Margaret Breslin and Terry Kitz.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by twin brothers, Tommy & Eddie Breslin; in-laws, Joe & Kitty Kelly and a granddaughter, Samantha Catherine Breslin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 13591 Prosperity Farms Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410. A committal service will occur Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery, 10941 Southern Blvd, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411.

The Mass will be lived streamed by the Church. Log into www.stpatrickchurch.org. Scroll down to the "On-line Mass" spot and click on the banner that says, "click here for St. Pat's YouTube Channel." Once you are in the St. Patrick's Clover channel, click "Subscribe" and then click on the bell icon next to it.

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Tuesday, February 16, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Memories

James Kevin Breslin Jr.

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Nori Trehan

February 16, 2021

To the Breslin family
I had the pleasure and the privelege of knowing Jim for many years. He was a wonderful man, genuine, caring, and loving. Always willing to help his family and friends. We will all miss him dearly. May he rest in peace.
Nori Trehan MD

Mike Kajano

February 16, 2021

Dear Brian and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Seek comfort in your faith and your family. Brian, I know from the many little stories you told of your father, that he is still alive in all of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY