Carole Rambach Breen
Carole passed away at the age of 86 on August 3rd with her loving husband of 65 years, Marvin, at her side. Carole was born in Kittaning, Pennsylvania, and was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She attended Sophie Newcomb (Tulane) University and later completed her masters degree at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. Longtime resident of Tiburon, Carole was very active in the SF Bay Area Jewish community. She was the first executive director of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund, was a board member of American Jewish Committee and served as President of the Board of Jewish Family and Children’s Service. Carole was a docent at the Asian Art Museum of SF for over 40 years. Fluent in French, Carole cherished her regular “French group” meetings.
Carole was the loving mother of Robin and Don Moses of Mill Valley, and Neff Breen and Ken Anderson of Lisbon, Portugal. She was the beloved Nonie to her granddaughters Sarah and Aimee, the lights of her life. Carole’s enthusiasm for learning, passion for social justice, unbridled energy and humor will be forever missed by her family and wide circle of devoted friends. Graveside burial will be at Fernwood Cemetery in Mill Valley on Sunday, August 7th at 2 p.m. All guests must be vaccinated and boosted to attend and are requested to wear a mask. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the San Francisco Asian Art Museum.