John Quincy Breslin

October 30, 1925April 19, 2013

John Quincy Breslin, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 19, 2013, at The Villa in Ojai following a lengthy illness. John was born in Long Beach, California on October 30, 1925 to John Patrick Breslin and Genevieve Griffith Breslin (née Wageley). He had been an Ojai Valley resident for 30 years. He served his country in the United States Navy, in both World War II and the Korean War. He was dearly loved and will be missed by his wife of 40 years, Mary (née Hagan); daughter, Cecelia Breslin-McIlroy; son-in-law, Philip McIlroy; son, John Patrick Breslin; son, Daniel Breslin; daughter, Diana Anderson; son, David Breslin: and brother, Walter Breslin and family. John was cherished, and will be missed by family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to HELP of Ojai, Inc. 111 W. Santa Ana, P. O. Box 621, Ojai, CA 93024, 805.646.5122 Arrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home and Crematory, 3150 Loma Vista Road., Ventura. Condolences may be left at


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Mary Breslin

September 1, 2015


Cecelia, Phil, and I had a lovely dinner tonight. The only one missing was you.
Mary Breslin(Ojai, Ca)

Jesse,Liz Mendez

November 13, 2014

Happy Veterans Day!!!
Keeping you in our memories
Ur old tenants,May you RIP...

Mary Breslin

November 11, 2014

Happy Veterans' day dear John. You servered our country well in both WW 11 and Korea. I was so lucky to be your wife.

Love to you, Mary

Mary Breslin

May 19, 2014

John, I miss you so very much. I really need to discuss some issues with you. You would have the answers.

Love always, Mary

mary breslin

January 5, 2014

I forgot the candle.

Love, Mary

Mary Breslin

January 5, 2014

John, I miss you more than anyone knows. Your wisdom and strength is sorely missed. I'll love you for ever. Be in peace my love You surely earned it. Love, Mary

Daniel Breslin

January 2, 2014

Dad, Thank you for helping me through some very tough times and giving a place to stay ( Brooks ) That really
help me to get back on my feet. What brings me joy is the memories of sitting on your lap while driving the 57 MG Coupe. I Miss you. Danny

May 21, 2013

John was my StepFather for several years. I remember sailing, camping and he brought me my younger brother. I am thankful for all those things. He will be missed. Mary we hope you are doing ok. Bob Silcock

May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013