Stephen Kent Breen

  • Born: January 30, 1947
  • Died: November 21, 2017
  • Location: Haverhill, Massachusetts

Driscoll Funeral Home

309 So. Main Street
Bradford, MA 01835

Tel. (978) 374-0000

Tribute & Message From The Family

HAVERHILL - Stephen Kent Breen of Haverhill, passed on November 21, 2017 after a long illness. Born in Woburn, MA, Stephen graduated from Stoneham High School in 1964. He maintained friendships with his school friends all his life.

He married, had two children and opened a deli in Winchester center. When his parents died, he closed the deli in order to also support his two sisters who were then underage.

Stephen worked at various jobs, often as a chef at small restaurants. He became an event planner for a spiritual workshop group in Cambridge and then a Reiki Master. He managed a metaphysical bookstore in Andover for many years while practicing his spiritual healing skills.

When he retired, he ran a small handyman business building bookshelves and mantels and installing kitchen cabinets. He was known for his caring spirit and wonderful sense of humor.

Stephen leaves his wife, Joan Holloway of Haverhill, a sister Mary Ellen DePetro of Clinton, MA, a sister Una Breen of Texas, a daughter Kristen Eck of Albany, NY, three grandchildren and two step daughters, Karen Thomas of Beverly, MA and Jenny Holloway of Monroe, LA.

There will be no wake or services according to Stephen's wishes. Only a private ceremony with his immediate family.

Arrangements by Driscoll Funeral Home, Haverhill. For guestbook, please visit