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Susan Westling Breeds

WORCESTER - Susan D. (Westling) Breeds, 67, of Worcester and Wells, Maine, died Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her Worcester home.

She was predeceased by her father Kenneth Westling and her brother Charles Westling.

Susan leaves her mother Dorothy Westling; four daughters, Stacy Hale and her husband Ted, Melissa Dennehy and her husband Stephen, Jennifer Breeds and Robin Breeds, all of Worcester; six grandchildren, Kaylee, Tully, Sophia, Brendan, Jack and Cayden Axel; her aunt Ethel Westling in Calif.; and many great friends.

Susan grew up in Worcester. She was a graduate of Burncoat Senior High School and Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing.

Susan was a registered nurse at Hahnemann Hospital from 1972 to 1990. She was a nurse in the labor and delivery department at St. Vincent Hospital from 1990 to 2016.

Susan enjoyed golfing as a member of the Green Hill Golf Club. She cherished her time spent at her home in Maine with her friends and family.

Calling hours are Thursday, October 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester. The funeral will be Friday, October 6, from the funeral home, with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. John's Church, 40 Temple St. Worcester. Burial in All Faiths Cemetery will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, 02284-9168, or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2017.
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January 1, 2018
The most loving, caring, and giving woman I ever met.
God bless Susan and her four lovely daughters.
John McKenna
October 15, 2017
Stacy, Melissa, Jen, Robin.......Always enjoyed your mom's warm greeting, infectious smile, and welcoming hug. So fortunate to have known her.
Jim Coonan
October 13, 2017
Mrs. Breeds, You worked SO hard to have the wonderful things in life...Thank You for sharing them with us all. Robin, I am so sorry-I know exactly what you are going through. Stay close with your sisters-that's how Jess and I are dealing. You will get through because you have each other.
Love you.
Jennifer Gervais
October 13, 2017
Gram Dorothy, Robin, and the rest of the breed: I am so sorry for your loss. My Mom died in May and I know exactly what you are going through. Stace, Meliss, Jenny and Robin- Remember her as she was and take comfort in each other. That's what Jess and I have been doing. And To Mrs. Breeds, you worked SO hard to have the beautiful things in life-THANK YOU for sharing them with us all. Say Hi to my Mom up in Heaven.
Jen Gervais
October 7, 2017
she will be missed. a great classy lady and an amazing nurse.
sorry to lose you.
farzi nabizadeh
October 7, 2017
Susan was a dedicated, kind and sincere nurse. She always gave her patients the best possible care in Labor and Delivery. It was a pleasure to work with her.
I will always be grateful for her kindness and words of wisdom on the more difficult days, especially when my father passed away.
She will be missed
Brenda Hallenbeck
October 5, 2017
I have many wonderful memories of Sue. We scrapbooked, worked, and laughed together often. She was incredibly talented. Her scrapbooking and quilting skills were amazing. She will be missed by so many people. Sending my prayers to her daughters.
Karen Schell
October 5, 2017
Labor and Delivery will never be the same without Sue around. Very pleasant and kind to all who knew her.
Elana Gordon
October 5, 2017
To Susan's family I would like to send my deepest sorrow and condolences for the loss of such a wonderful friend and co-worker. Susan was such a strong and devoted individual to her family, friends and her commitment to her patients as a Nurse. She will be missed by many, but it's a consonation to know she is now in good hands and her trials are over.
Jeannette Vasalofsky
October 5, 2017
Dear Cousin
You have always been a friend,mentor from our early childhood to the present. Time and distance never changed our relationship. Memories our times together remain dear to me.
Words can never express the loss felt.
Peace be with you and your family.
Love You !
Paul Westling
October 5, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Sue was a one of a kind person. She was full of love that never ended. She will always be remembered by my family and me. Maureen Frongillo
Maureen Frongillo
October 4, 2017
Stacy Melissa Jennifer Robin so sorry for your loss I love an miss you all. Aunty Sue I love you
Frank Westling
October 4, 2017
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Kerri Boyd
October 4, 2017
Sandy & John Pigaga
October 4, 2017
To the family of Susan,
your Mom was my head nurse at Hahnemann Hospital when I was a new nursing graduate.She taught me how important it was to be a good nurse. I always looked forward to the nights working with her and the special group of nurses on that shift. She was so gifted in her profession but also to me she was a wonderful friend. May God keep her close and Susan you will always be in my heart.
Love and eternal peace
Joanne Simmarano
joanne Simmarano
October 4, 2017
I am so sorry and shocked. My condolences to all of you. She was always a caring mother and an A One nurse......Marie
Marie Lavoie
October 4, 2017
Dear Family. I don't have to tell you what a special person Susan was. She leaves quite a wonderful legacy. Having worked with her for 25 years I know the positive impact she has had on so many lives. Such a strong women. She will be so missed. My sympathy and prayers. To know her was a privilege.
Maribeth Wallac-Hall
October 4, 2017
Heather Daniels
October 4, 2017
My condolences to Sue's family. I had the pleasure of working with her for the last 6 years I have been in labor and delivery and always enjoyed working with her. She taught me a lot as well. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Heather Daniels
October 4, 2017
May you be at peace Susan and your family find comfort in all their loving memories. It was such a pleasure to work with you and to know you❤
Lori Thomas
October 4, 2017
To the wonderful Breeds girls, so sorry learning of Susan's Passing, she was such a good person, when we ran into her she always had a smile.
Fran&Rose Redmond
Fran&Rose Redmond
October 4, 2017
Robin, Melissa and family,
I am terribly sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. I know how much you loved her, and I'm sure she appreciated all the time you were able to spend with her in her final days. You still have some great memories. I hope those memories will give you comfort. Please know that my thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Love you.
Sue DiTaranto
October 4, 2017
Elaine Tibbetts
October 4, 2017
Stacy, Melissa, Jen and Robin,
Sincere sympathy for the loss of your Mom.To her grandchildren, the loss of Mam. For the woman of strong conviction and unwavering support and love of her family. To Susan !

Candace Nichols
Candace Nichols
October 3, 2017
To the Breeds & Westling families.So sorry to hear of Sue's passing. Thinking of you with the hope that your special memories will bring you peace and all the wonderful memories that will live forever in your hearts. Another Angel watching over us.
Sandra Fenuccio-McCarthy
October 3, 2017
To Stac, Meliss, Jen, Rob... Your Mom was a very special person... She was one-of-a-kind, a very strong and independent force in everyone's lives. She touched us all in her own unique way. She was a Terrific Mom, a Fabulous Mammy, a TopNotch Nurse, a Loyal and Forever Friend. I will cherish all my work memories with her through Hahnemann to St. Vs. and my wonderful times spent in Friendship with her, especially our Foxwoods, Cape and Maine trips. I will miss her always, but she is now joined with her brother and dad, and no longer suffering. Try to stay strong, Ladies, and I will try to do the same. With Love to SuzieQ from her Lady Di.
Dianne Benoit
October 3, 2017
Dot, Stacy, Melissa, Jenn, Robin and families, I'm so sorry to hear of Suzie's passing. My most heartfelt condolences...
Michele Grenache
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