OBITUARY

Eileen P Antell

January 22, 1922September 30, 2013
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Eileen P. Antell, age 91, of Marlboro; formerly of West Roxbury, Cape Cod, and Maine, passed suddenly on September 30, 2013. She was the wife of the late Patrick J. Antell for 42 years. Eileen was the mother of Michael Antell of Gloucester, Susan Antell of Marlboro, and the late Lisa Antell. She also leaves two grandchildren: Heather Antell and Shaun Antell.

Eileen emigrated from Tipperary, Ireland when she was four years old along with her father and sister; her mother had passed away in Ireland. After schooling in a boarding school in her younger days and at St. Joseph’s High School in Roxbury, MA, Eileen held several jobs in the secretarial area. Once she married she became a very devoted wife and loving mother to her three children. Not having a mother figure of her own she supported her children and lived her life through them, all the while taking on part-time jobs to make sure their needs were met.

Eileen was an avid reader, movie buff, and sports fan. She had an interest in everything that was going on around her in life.

Family and Friends are invited to attend her wake on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Duckett - J.S.Waterman & Sons Home of Memorial Tribute - 656 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, Massachusetts from 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlboro, at 11 o'clock.

In lieu of flowers donations in Eileen's memory may be made to: American Heart Association - P.O. Box 417005, Boston, Massachusetts 02241-7005

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 9, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 9, 2013
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October 10, 2013

My sincere condolences to the Antell family. I was very sadened to hear of this tragedy. I enjoyed the many years I got to know Lisa in our dental office. She will be so very sadly missed. Susan Marshall (ME)

Jean Higginbottom

October 9, 2013

My folks, Tom & Betty Higginbottom, and especially, Betty, dearly miss Eileen. Eileen & Betty enjoyed so many great times & memories together, and got together so often to go shopping (Christmas Tree Shops & so many other places) and have lunch at many different restaurants on the Cape.

Betty & Tom will always miss Eileen, and I will too. She was a great neighbor, but better than that, an amazing, wonderful friend. Eileen was a real sweet lady, and a dear friend.

Jean Higginbottom

October 7, 2013

Eileen was a woman of many talents. I'll always remember Mrs. Antell's Italian Dinners, and more specifically, her delicious Spaghetti Dinners. Eileen was an amazing Chef/Cook. She made the tastiest & most delicious marinara/tomato sauce, the best I've ever had anywhere in my life. We'll all miss her dearly.

Jean Higginbottom

October 7, 2013

Susan & Michael, I'm so sorry to hear of your Mom & Lisa's passing and your loss. My sympathies and condolences go out to you both. This is such a huge loss. Your Mom and Lisa were the kindest, sweetest ladies. I'll always have really great memories of both Eileen & Lisa. Lisa always had a kind, uplifting word for me in difficult times. I remember going to Disneyworld with them around 1977 or '78, we had such a great time. I hope your memories of good times bring you comfort at this difficult time. There are two angels in heaven now.

My folks, Betty & Tom Higginbottom also pass on deepest sympathies & condolences. We'll miss Eileen & Lisa in so many ways.

October 6, 2013

To my cousins Susan and Michael and to their families - Karen and I extend our deepest sympathies to you at the loss of Aunt Eileen and cousin Lisa - it is one thing to suffer the loss of an older person - quite another to learn of Lisa's passing - when Michael told me that both had passed on the same day I immediately thought in some stupid way that because Lisa was so close to her mother - I saw a blessing in God's decision to call her to accompany her mother home - God's ways are not our ways - his will will be done - as difficult as it is we must accept that - I will remember them always with fondness and will always remember them in my prayers - may God's peace be with you

Joe and Karen Antell

Ken Dunn

October 6, 2013

My sincere condolences to the Antell Family. My history with the Antell's goes back when I was 20 years old, and was hired to work in The Joseph Antell Shoe Store at Zero Newbury Street for five years. A wonderful family! God Bless you all during this very difficult time.

October 5, 2013

YOU WERE ALWAYS THERE FOR ME, MOM. I PRAY THAT YOU ARE HAPPY IN HEAVEN. LOVE YOU. SUSIE

October 5, 2013

So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother and sister to lose one person is awful but to lose two people must be devastating I can't image it the only thing is you will always have the wonderful memories of them being in your lives

Bob and Lucy DiNitto

Trudy Loomis

October 4, 2013

My sincere and heartfelt sympathy goes out to my wonderful and long time friend, Susan, and her family. It is difficult to find the right words...I pray our Lord's peace covers and comforts you. From John 14:27 "Peace I leave with you; My peace I give and bequeath to you." Please find comfort in His words.Know that in spirit I am with you. Trudy Loomis (Portland, OR.)

Linda Donovan & Russ Shaefer

October 4, 2013

Our condolences to the Antell family.Susan,Michael,Heather & Shaun.Your Mom and Grandmother was a lovely woman.You were blessed to have her in your family. Now God has a lovely new angel in Heaven