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Jean Marie (Abbott) Brees, 76, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013. She was born December 28, 1936 in Brewer, Maine, to the late Geraldine Byers and Lewis Abbott.
Jean was retired from the Patrick AFB Exchange Service. She was a military wife, and spent 52 years of marriage devoted to her husband, Robert, at military installations in Maine, Puerto Rico, Texas, Ohio and Florida. After retirement, she and Bob enjoyed travel and cruises.
Survivors include her son, Jerry Brees of Vicenza Italy; daughter, Teresa (Ron) Solomon of Melbourne; grandson, Elijah Solomon of Melbourne; sisters, Joanne Reese, Vacaville, California, Sally Strout, Bradley, Maine, Joan Lindsey, Ellsworth, Maine and Sylvia Dostie, Limerick, Maine; cousins, Lillian Coulter, Bradley, Maine, Jeannean Betts, Winterport, Maine, and Barbara Gastia, Milford, Maine; a very special friend, Judy Eaton, Little Deer Isle, Maine. In addition to her husband and parents, Jean was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Abbott, Great Pond, Maine.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, March 25, 2013 at Faith Viera Lutheran Church, 5550 Faith Drive, Rockledge.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean's name to the South Brevard Humane Society or the
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Mar. 24, 2013