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Laura E. Breyfogle

Northborough/Manhattan – Laura E. Breyfogle died at her home in Manhattan Monday, Aug. 28, 2011, from complications of Type 1 diabetes and Addison's disease.

She leaves her parents, Bridget and Daniel Breyfogle of Northborough; her sister, Molly Breyfogle of Manhattan; her maternal grandparents, Louis and Mary Polanski of Nazareth, PA; her uncles; aunt; and cousins.

Born in St. Louis, she grew up in Northborough and graduated from Algonquin Regional High School, class of 2000; from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Nursing (2004); and from New York University with a MS in Nursing Administration (2010).

She was the practice administrator for West End Pediatrics in Manhattan. She previously worked as a pediatric nurse at Pediatrics of Newton Wellesley and at Boston Children's Hospital. She was the President of the Student Nurses” Association of Pennsylvania while an undergraduate. She worked tirelessly throughout her career to mentor student nurses.

She was happiest when surrounded by her friends and family. She loved traveling the world, cooking, experiencing food and knitting for those she loved.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in her memory to The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc., 30 Ennis Road, PO Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537-0356, or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004.

Calling hours are between 4 and 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at St. Bernadette Church, 266 Main Street, Northborough. Interment will follow at Howard Street Cemetery in Northborough.

For online condolences, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.

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