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James I. Breheny

July 21, 1932 - April 11, 2019

James Brehenv was born on the 21st of July 1932 in Bricklieve, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo, Ireland. He is predeceased by his father, Ambrose, his mother, Mary Ann, his brother, Ambrose and his sister, Loretta. Jimmy leaves behind his brother Albert, sister in law Maureen and their three children, Edward, Andrew, and Coli…read more

James Brehenv was born on the 21st of July 1932 in Bricklieve, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo, Ireland. He is predeceased by his father, Ambrose, his mother, Mary Ann, his brother, Ambrose and his sister, Loretta. Jimmy leaves behind his brother Albert, sister in law Maureen and their three children, Edward, Andrew, and Colin. He will be fondly remembered by his niece, Breege and brothers, Tony and Vincent.

Jimmy had a lovely childhood growing up in Sligo. He was the apple of his Auntie Bess’s eye and he loved her dearly. Jimmy told many wonderful stories about this time.

Jimmy moved to Manchester in 1953 and lived there for 10 years. His home was beside Main Road and he was a supporter of Manchester City. He worked in the steel industry and had many good times there and had plenty of friends. Jimmy moved to New York City in 1963 and also worked in the steel and oil industry in Astoria, Queens. Jimmy lived a full wonderful life and he had lots of good friends. He loved to walk and knew every street in New York. He was a kind and gentle man. He will be remembered with kindness and love always. May he rest in peace. Jimmy you will be missed.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Joseph Farenga & Sons, Inc - Astoria

Address:

38-08 Ditmars Blvd.
Astoria,NY11105

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Most Precious Blood Church

Address:

Astoria,NY

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

St. John's Cemetery

Address:

80-01 Metropolitan Avenue
Middle Village,NY11379

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