Joseph Patrick Breau
1932 - 2022
Obituary of Joseph Patrick Breau
Passed away peacefully, with his loving family by his side, on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at the Welland Hospital at the age of 89.
Cherished and devoted husband for 60 years of Aurella (nee Cormier) and much loved father of Brenda Tykoliz of Port Colborne, Nancy (Dale) Brown of Welland, Kathy (Brian) Klodt of Burlington and Noela Breau of Port Colborne. Loving grandfather of Cassandra and Brittney Tykoliz, Brianne (Alex) Carson, Sherrill (Dylan) Martins, Karah (Korey Jarvis) Klodt, Madison Klodt, Marcella (Kenton Edwards) Dekker and Tyler Breau, and great grandfather of Charlotte Carson, Bexley and Crew Martins, Brynlee Jarvis and Violet and Theo Currie. Also survived by his brothers John (Noella), Gerald (Helen), Leo (late Roberta) and Emery (Marie) - all of Ontario , Robert of New Brunswick, sisters Louise (late Sam) Richard, Viola (late Louis) Cassie and Dianne (Guy) Bastarache- all of New Brunswick, sister in law Annie Breau and his many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Predeceased by his parents Amedee and Emerise Breau, brother Laurie and Ulysse and sister Jeanne McNevin.
Joseph retired from the City of Port Colborne in 1994 and enjoyed playing cards, woodworking, listening to music and supporting the Montreal Canadians. He enjoyed traveling across Canada and especially enjoyed visiting his family in New Brunswick for a feed of lobster and creating many fond memories.
He was a man of few words but always had a joke to share. The most gentle, kindest loving humble man who cherished his wife and family beyond words.
The family extends sincere thanks for the exceptional care received by the staff at Care Partners and the Welland Hospital.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Due to current restrictions there will be a private family visitation. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 375 Main Street West, Port Colborne at 2 p.m. Due to COVID restrictions, attendance will be monitored for capacity, gathering limits will be enforced and facemasks are required. There will be a private Rite of Committal at Oakwood Cemetery in the spring. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to St. John Bosco Church or a charity of choice.
Rite of Committal
179 Clarence Street
Port Colborne, Ontario
P: (905) 834-3483
F: (905) 834-5766