Alfred John Breen

October 19, 1966 to October 11, 2018


It is with much sadness that the family of Alfred John Breen announces his passing on Thursday October 11th, 2018 at the age of 51 years old. A.J. will be lovingly remembered by his siblings John (Judy), Bill (Marilyn), Gary and Deb, and sister-in-law Annette Breen. A.J. will be fondly remembered by his seven nieces and nephews; Robyn, Matthew, Bobbi-Lynn, Blair, Brittany, Julian, Gabriel and special cousin, Doug Breen. A.J. was predeceased by his brother Bob and parents Joan and Alf. Leaving to mourn are countless other lifelong friends and acquaintances who hold great memories of time shared together. A.J.’s loving memories will always be held close to our hearts. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends may visit the family at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Sunday October 21st, from 6-9 p.m., and Monday October 22nd, from 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, October 23rd at 11:00 a.m. from St. Patrick’s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Following the interment, a celebration of his life will take place at the Elks Club, Carpasian Road. To send a message of condolence, please visit




6-9 p.m. on October 21, 2018

11 a.m. - 9 p.m. on October 22, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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St. Patrick's Church, Patrick Street


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To the Breen family,
Sorry to hear the news of AJ s death. In our thoughts and prayers.

Peter Short

Just heard of AJ’s passing and was saddened by the news. My deepest condolences to your family during this difficult time. Many fond memories of AJ both on and off the pitch. He will be missed.

To the Bremen family I’m sorry for your loss. I know the family a long time , and I’m saddened by AJ passing.
Robin Furlong

Billy, Gary, John, Debbie

I was shocked when I learned of AJ’s passing. My condolences to you all at this time of sorrow.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
God Bless
Todd Barron

Please accept our condolences on the passing of A.J.

Guido Del Rizzo & family

To John, Bill, Gary and Deb, and all the extended family:
Sincere condolences on AJ’s passing.
Please accept deepest sympathies from all the Greenes.
May he rest in peace,

To the Breen Family–Sorry to hear of your loss, thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Deb, and all your wonderful family,
We felt so sad and shocked to hear the news of AJ’s passing. I hope knowing you have so many friends near and far, thinking about you today
and throughout the next difficult period.
Stay strong, Bev Shea, Terry Shea and the Mayor Avenue Clan.

Condoleezza to the green family may he rest in peace.????

Johnny, Billy, Gary, and Debbie,

Sorry to hear about AJ’S passing.

Though I didn’t play against AJ as I did the rest of the Breen brother’s I remembered seeing him play as a clever little dipsy doodler with the ball. He was creative and liked playing in traffic.

The few times I was in AJ’s company I found him to be a real nice and pleasant guy just like his brothers.

I don’t know what to say other then accept my sincerest condolences.

God Bless!

Brian O’Grady and Family
Barrie, ON.

My condolences Gary, Deb,Bill and my friend AJ. Love you and miss you my buddie

I was shocked to hear of AJ’s sudden passing .
AJ was my Brother Rice soccer teammate and also
my opponent in club ball with Holy Cross vs our Mt Pearl squad.
…I will remember his incredible soccer talent …
Arguably the best pure touch of the ball I ever saw..
And how close his brothers and friends were on and off the field …may God bless the Breen family during this difficult time …

To Billy and family. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Johnny, Billy and Gary. We were so saddened when Jeff shared the news of AJ’s death. I remember his energy and skill on the pitch. Brings up sad memories on the loss of Bobby as well. My wife ,Sandy Faulkner, are I are praying for your family and send our condolences from Alberta
Colin Ash

We are so sorry to hear of AJ’s passing. When I hear AJ’s name, I always remember the time I was just a few years old & Dad had taken me to King George to watch a soccer game with him. I wandered off with a friend, & ended up falling in Quidi Vidi. It was AJ who jumped in & pulled me out. I will always be thankful to him for that, as the outcome could’ve been much worse.

Johnny, Billy & Families; Find solace in your memories, & know we are thinking of you during this time.

To Billy & the Breen Family:We are so sorry to learn of your brother’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences.
Gordie & Eileen MacNab

To the Breen family
Sorry to hear of the loss of your brother AJ

“You went away so suddenly
we did not say good bye
but brothers can never be parted
precious memories never die”

With prayers Alex Faulkner and Family

Johnny, Billy , Gray , Debbie and families sorry to hear of AJ’s passing . May he rest in peace .

So sorry to hear of A.J.’s passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this most sad and difficult time. May you find comfort in happy memories.

Johnny, Billy, Gary and Debbie we were saddened to learn of A.J.’s passing. He has left this world much too soon. We are sending hugs and kisses across the miles to each of you. We are both out of province now so unfortunately we are unable to express our condolences in person.

So sorry to hear of A.J.,s passing and our thoughts are with you and the family at this time.
Bill and Bern

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Breen family today. The strength of your family, friends and faith will get you through this difficult time. God bless AJ.

To the Breen family = Our deepest sympathy on the passing of AJ , all of you are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. John and Nancy Eddy

To the Breen Family ,,,, sorry to hear of AJ’s passing,,,, keeping you all in my prayers .

Sorry to hear of your brothers passing, sincerest condolences.

Ralph Acreman

Rip AJ sorry to hear about his passing.

To the Breen family, I’m so sorry to hear of AJ’s passing. He was a kind and loyal team mate and friend who will be sorely missed by many. May he rest in peace.

To the Breen family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

To all the members of the Breen family,
We offer our sincerest condolences at this time. We are sending you positive thoughts as you deal with the loss of A.J.
Ray and Ellen Alcock

To the Breen family, we are so sad for your devastating loss. I have so many great memories of the Breen household on Franklyn avenue and the warmth that surronded you as soon as you walked thru the door. Steve and I send our most heartfelt condolences too you all.

Jeanette(Clancey) & Steve Power

To John , Bill and all the family. So sorry to hear the news. My deepest sympathies. May he RIP .

Jim Byrd
Port Credit,Ontario

John and Bill, we are so shocked to hear of your brothers death. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your families during this very difficult time. We will not be able to attend his funeral as we are travelling abroad at this time. Stay strong !!

Bill and Juanita Holwell

Condolences to the Breen family.Great memories playing hockey. Rest In Peace AJ????

Deepest Condolences / AJ was part of my young Family Life in NL and represented the kindness and love to everyone he met which was a reflection of the same that his parents gave to everyone who walked thru the doors of Franklyn Avenue.

Fly with the Angels Alfred John / God Bless You❤️

Love Tony Stockwood and Family/ Ottawa, Ontario

Condolences to the Breen family. Rest In Peace AJ

To the Breens from the Greenes, sincere condolences. May A.J.’s special smile always stay with you.

Prayers and Condolences to the Breen family, RIP AJ

My condolences to the Breen family, went to school with AJ, really good sportsman. RIP AJ.

John, Bill, Gary and Debbie: I wanted to send along my deepest condolences with the passing of AJ. Lots of great memories with AJ as a friend and teammate over the years. He will be sadly missed. My thoughts and prayers for you all and the entire extended family. Hold on to your memories. of AJ…. they can never be taken away. Jamie Carew

Johnny,Billy,Gary and Breen Family
So sorry to hear of AJ passing thoughts and prayes are with you .RIP AJ God Bless

Sorry to hear. Condolences to the entire family.

RIP AJ, my condolence to all the Breen Family

To the Breen family. So sorry to hear of the sudden passing of AJ knew that you are in our thoughts and prayers .May he rest in peace .

Bill sorry for your loss.

To the entire breen families. Our sincere condolences on the sudden passing of aj. May he Rest In Peace.

To The Breens. Sincere Condolences! Another Good Breen leaving this world way to early!

Condolences to the breen family very sorry to hear of AJ passing

To the Breen Family — I was so sorry to hear of AJ’s passing. Heartfelt condolences to his loved ones. Thinking of you all, with deepest sympathy.

On behalf of the Holy Cross Masters Soccer Team we offer our most sincere condolences to the entire Breen family and all of AJ’s friends. AJ is an important part of the Holy Cross family. He will be remembered fondly and sorely missed.

My condolences to the Breen family, rest in peace AJ

John, Gary, Bill, Debbie and all. So sorry to hear the sad news of AJ’s passing. Sincere condolences to the entire Breen famiy.

Sending Condolences, Peace and Love to the Breen Family.

Sincere condolences to the Breen family,
I am so sorry to hear of AJ’s passing, I have fond memories of our jr high and high schools days watching AJ play soccer… he was quite the soccer star!!!!
Rest in peace AJ

Johnny,Billy, Gary, Debbie and Families. We are sorry to hear of AJ’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you . God Bless.

It was with great sadness to hear of AJ’s passing. Our family’s thoughts and prayers are with your family.

My sincerest condolences to the Breen family. Rest in Peace AJ.

Bill, Johnny, and the Breen family… Please accept my deepest condolences on AJ’s passing. The soccer community has lost another great player way too soon. Wishing you love and strength through the difficult days ahead. xo

Johnny , Billy and all the Breen Family , so sorry to hear of AJ’s Passing……it was such a shock to hear of his passing at such a young age. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time . Sorry we will not be able to pass along our condolences personally as we are out of the province at this time…

Bob & Donna French

Our sincerest condolences to the Breen family.

Know that our thoughts are with you during this very difficult time.

Gerald and Patricia Whitten
Edmonton, AB

John, Billy, Gary Debbie and family. Sending our deepest condolences on the passing of AJ. Shocked when we heard this sad news. Thinking of you guys as you go through this sad time. Maureen and Garry Kavanagh.

My deepest condolencess to the Breen family . RIP AJ

My deepest condolences to the Breen family. AJ was one of a kind. Soft heart and big soul. Sometimes shy and bashful, then other times a force of his own. Whenever his name was mentioned it brought a smile. Thoughts and prayers in this difficult time..
Rest easy babes
Lisa x