Lynn Ann Breglio, 65, of Hebron, Connecticut, passed away surrounded by family on Friday, July 12, 2019. Lynn was born on December 29, 1953 in Biddeford, Maine to Raymond Corbeil, Sr. and Lillian (Strickland) Corbeil. She is survived by her beloved husband of 41 years, Peter Michael Breglio, and their children, Amy Lynn Breglio and husband Dave Yang of Brooklyn, New York; Andrew Michael Breglio and wife Kimberly Frances Breglio of Durham, North Carolina; and Matthew Daniel Breglio of New York, New York; and her grandson, Thomas Owen Breglio, who was the light of her life. She is also survived by her mother Lillian Corbeil of South Windsor, Connecticut, and her brother Raymond Corbeil, Jr. of Stafford Springs, Connecticut.
Lynn was a graduate of the University of Connecticut, from which she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy and held a Master of Science degree in Health Care Management, Summa Cum Laude, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She began her career at Newington Children’s Hospital, where she worked with children with physical disabilities. She later became an expert in hand injury rehabilitation, guest lectured at the University of Hartford, and co-authored multiple publications, including a chapter in Plastic Surgery Plus, a medical textbook.
She cherished spending time with her family and close friends, especially at their summer home in Maine, baking dozens of varieties of cookies during the holidays, and was a talented seamstress, sewing curtains, pillows, and costumes for her children every Halloween. She was selflessly devoted to helping her children achieve their dreams and took great pride in their professional accomplishments as a lawyer and doctors.
Visitation hours and a memorial service will be held from 12:00-2:30 PM on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Aurora McCarthy funeral home in Colchester, Connecticut. Throughout her life, Lynn was an ardent supporter of public education and an active volunteer in her children’s schools. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a memorial scholarship fund in her honor for a graduate of RHAM High School planning to enter the healthcare field at https://www.gofundme.com/f/lynn-a-breglio-memorial-scholarship.