BREEN, MERCEDES (PAT) It is with heavy hearts that we announce Pat, in her 81st year has passed away on Wednesday, March 10th, 2004 at the Oromocto Public Hospital. Prior to a courageous struggle with cancer, Pat resided in Burton since 1958. Mom has gone to be with Jesus and reunited with her husband Louis and stepsons Louis Jr. and James. Precious mom to Sherrie (Brock) Davies of Stoney Creek, ON, Douglas (Beverly) Breen of Mirimichi, NB, Brenda (John) Beers of Burton, NB Nairy (Moira) of Burton, NB, Derek (Suzzanne) of Grimsby, ON and Tay (Breen) Savoie of Bathurst, NB. Loving and caring "Gram Breen" Grandmother and "Nana" to Michael, Patricia Breen and Angela Breen, Kimberley and Dannielle Breen, Nathan and Hollie Breen, Nina (Dave) and Joe Gilbert, Brad (Melissa) and Kate Davies, Torben Breen, Derek, Johnathan and Jean Claude Savoie. Great Grandmother to Jeffrey, Johnathan, Francesca, Louise, Eric, Jessica and Liam. Everyone who knew Pat loved her and saw her Christ like qualities. Her love, unselfishness, wisdom, humility and humor. While mom's life was devoted to supporting her family, she was happiest serving others. Mom believed in her family, friends and community. She also believed that one person does make a difference and that God gave us talents to use. She proved this constantly through her involvement with the CWL at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 93, Volunteering at the Oromocto Public Hospital, River Valley Trailblazers, Volksmarch Club, the Autumn Years 55 + Club, the Burton Well Wishes and Burton Lions Club, even as "Pioneer Kate". Mom loved life and has left us in awe of her faith in God. Our appreciation goes to those who helped mom deal with her illness. Your love and prayers meant a great deal. Special thanks to the Staff at the Oromocto Public Hospital, Dr. Snell & staff, Father Ken Weir and especially to Gladys Pharoah for always being there for mom. Visitation will be held at the Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home on Thursday, March 11th, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on Friday, March 12th, 2004 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Ken Weir as celebrant. Interment will take place at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes made to the Oromocto Public Hospital Foundation or to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated.