Vivian Breitman 1948 - 2021


Vivian Breitman, of Middletown, NY sadly passed away on January 24, 2021 at the age of 72. Vivian was born July 23, 1948 in New York, NY to the late Kurt and Babette Hirschfeld. After graduating from college Vivian joined the workforce. She spent many years as a clerical secretary in the Monroe Woodbury School District. Vivian was an avid mahjongg player and loyal friend. She took great pride in organizing dinner parties with her husband for their friends from their over 55 community. In addition to her beloved husband of 48 years Robert, she is survived by her cherished daughters Beth (Daniel) DeBeer and Meryl (Joshua) Elkin and her adoring grandchildren Korey, Abby, Ezra and Ruby. Her love and kindness will be sorely missed. Memorial donations in Vivian’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, National Kidney Foundation or Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.


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    Carol Hawxhurst says

    I am so sorry for your loss. Every time I spoke with Vivian, whether at work or outside of work, she had a smile on her face and she was so very kind. I always enjoyed speaking with her. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ❤️🙏

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    Shirley Toulios says

    Great woman. I had the pleasure of both knowing her and working with her for many years. A very fine lady. One I am glad to have called my friend.

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    Sandrs Keltai says

    Pete and I are so very sorry for your loss…….Remembering good times at the Monroe Temple!!!!! Sandra and Peter Keltai

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    Cookie Kirk Martin says

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I was friends with Vivian in Jr. and Sr. High School. Sorry we lost touch over the years. I have fond memories.

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