History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.


John Breen Memorial Funeral Home and the Breen family have proudly served the funeral needs of Lawrence since 1869. We’ve built our reputation on our belief that our clients are a part of our family. Even down to the 5th generation, the professional and caring manner in which we conduct our business creates an open environment where your questions are answered and your concerns are eased. For over 150 years our family has helped hundreds of Merrimack Valley families mourn AND celebrate the lives of their loved ones.

Our staff is committed to providing an unforgettable tribute to your loved one. Together with you, we will develop a memorial service as unique as your loved one. We encourage you to use your imagination—at John Breen Memorial Funeral Home anything is possible!

For more information about our services, please contact us by telephone or email. One of our associates would be more than happy to answer your questions.

  • Charles R. Breen

    Charles R. Breen Funeral Director/Owner

  • Lisa M. Breen

    Lisa M. Breen Funeral Director/Owner/Treasurer

  • John R. Breen

    John R. Breen Funeral Director/Owner