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Eleanor Marie Lyman

May 28, 1935 ~ January 1, 1970 (age 34)


Eleanor (Ellie) Marie Lyman, 86, of Braintree passed peacefully on April 7, 2022.  

Eleanor was the third of four children born to the late George D. and Josephine (Carey)  Lyman.  

She is preceded in death by her brother George “Richard” Lyman, sister Marjorie O’Neill  and  

her husband Bernard. Eleanor leaves behind her sister Marilyn T. Moores and her late  husband  

Thomas, of Holbrook.  

Loving aunt of Teresa Udden and her husband Richard of Lenox, Lynne Moules and her  husband  

Alan of Whitman, Robert Moores and his wife Diane of Plainville, Maryann Sullivan and her  late  

husband Kevin of Holbrook, the late Thomas J. Moores and his wife Margaret of Temple,  Georgia, John O’Neill and his wife Susan of Maine, Nancy Jilkes and her husband Marty of  

Texas, Kevin O’Neill of Taunton, Kimberly Mello of Pembroke, and Kenneth O’Neill of  Florida.  

Eleanor is also survived by many great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and  nephews,  

and dear friends including her life partner Robert Crimmins of Quincy.  

Eleanor graduated from the High School of Practical Arts, Boston. Ellie had a successful  career  

with Jordan Marsh, working her way up from clerk to buyer. As a buyer Ellie traveled the  world  

including China and Japan. Her career was an inspiration to her younger nieces and  nephews.  

After her retirement Ellie continued to travel, sharing many of her trips with others  through  

pictures and slideshows. Ellie also loved music, theater and musical theater and enjoyed  sharing  

that love with her nieces and nephews often taking them to New York City and Broadway. 

Ellie was famous for always remembering every birthday and anniversary, always sending  a card or  

note. Ellie would also send newspaper articles if she thought they would be of interest to  you.  

Eleanor was proud to have received her 40th Anniversary Sobriety Coin from Alcoholics  Anonymous.  

She will be missed dearly by her friends and family. Her laughter, crazy stories and joy for  sharing every family occasion will especially be missed.  

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial for  Eleanor  

Friday, May 27th at 10:30 AM in St. Joseph’s Church, 150 S Franklin Street, Holbrook  followed by  a burial at Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree. 



Mass of Christian Burial
May 27, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Joseph's Church
150 S. Frankin St.
Holbrook, MA 02343
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