Gregg D. Breslin Gregg D. Breslin

Gregg D. “The Brez” Breslin, 55, of South Whitehall Township died Friday, June 23, 2017 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Catherine A. “Cathi” (Schweizer) Breslin. They were married 30 years on August 23, 2016. Born in Palmerton, he was the son of Robert J. Breslin of Center Valley and the late Barbara E. (Walker) Breslin. A 1979 graduate of Southern Lehigh High School, Gregg attended Penn State University. He served a 5 year apprenticeship with Steamfitters Local Union #420, Philadelphia where he was a member for 29 years. He was a former Board member of TeenWorks, a program of the United Way. He was a member of the Penn State Alumni Association and the Nittany Lion Club. Gregg loved music, was a good story teller who was proud of his Irish heritage and was always the life of the party. He will be missed by his family and many friends.

Survivors: Wife; father; daughters, Kaitlin E. Paglione of Bethlehem, Kelsey R. Breslin of Arlington, VA; brother, Robin W. Breslin and his wife Gwen of Bethlehem; sister, Kristin B. wife of Lanny Sommese of State College; nephews; nieces. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Vince G. Paglione.

Memorial Service 11:00AM Wednesday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown. Call 6:30 to 8:30PM Tuesday and 10 to 11:00AM Wednesday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Gregg’s memory to Penn State Dance Marathon, ATTN: Finance, THON Office, 227D HUB, University Park, PA 16802 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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