Everett “Dick” R. Breece, 84, of Middle Haddam, beloved husband of 63 years to May (Geysen) Breece died Tuesday July 3rd at Middlesex Hospital. Born Sept. 25, 1934 in Hartford he was the son of the late Everett and Helen (Morris) Breece. Dick was retired from the Johnson Marine Hardware Company where he was a production manager, after 31 years. Dick enjoyed Sailing, antiques and history. He was a former Selectman in East Hampton, former Chairman of the Board of Finance and was one of the three founding members of the Middle Haddam Historical District. He was a graduate of East Hampton High School and attended UCONN. Besides his wife May, he is survived by his daughters Deborah Breece of Mystic, Susan Denny (Austin Olson) of Portland, granddaughters Megan Pearson(John), Katie Denny, Emily Denny (Chris Kohn) all of Nantucket, great granddaughters Maeve and Faye Pearson also of Nantucket, Brother-in-law John Geysen (Bonnie), sister-in-law Nancy Geysen, nephew Warren Breece (Jackie) and children Matthew, Olivia and Taylor Breece. He was predeceased by his brother Warren Breece (Mitzie) and sister Linda Smith. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc 200 Executive Blvd. Southington, CT 06489.
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