Eva Jane Neumann Fridman PhD

May 13, 1935January 15, 2023
Obituary of Eva Jane Neumann Fridman PhD
It is with deep sadness we write to inform you of the death of Eva Fridman. Dr. Eva Jane Neumann Fridman age 87, of Sudbury, MA, passed away on January 15, 2023, after a brief illness. Eva was born on May 13, 1935 to Anna & Sigmund Neumann in Middletown, CT. Eva attended Buckingham Browne Nichols school in Cambridge Ma Eva received her Liberal Arts Degree from Radcliff College Harvard University in 1956 and her Masters degree in LISCW from Simmons University in 1958 majoring in social studies/ psychotherapy. Clinical social work has been Eva’s passion her entire life seeing many patients over a 60+ year periods and she continued her work dedication all these years until the end on December 1, 2022. Eva had a wide variety of interesting passions. Beautiful Books Beautiful Textiles plus traveling to exotic countries made a lot of friends along her trips plus lots of trinkets. Eva was a collector of Chinese art and Middle Eastern sculptures and art. Eva travelled on the Trans Siberian Railway from Moscow Russia to Buryatia Siberia in 1996. The other passion Eva had was studying shamanism in Buryatia/Mongolia. That was her fieldwork for PhD dissertation awarded from Brown University, RI in 1997. Eva would always fondly speak of her multiple travels to Mongolia in late 90’s through 2010. She is a proud author of two books released on shamanism studies of south-eastern parts of Russia and Mongolia. Plus her new book is being published next month tentatively called Mongolian Shamanism in the Post-Soviet Era. By Cambridge Institutes Press. Eva was a world traveler, Traveling Central Asia Eastern Europe Czechoslovakia Hungry Germany and especially Istanbul Turkey Eva travelled to China several times starting from 1995 to Beijing and various parts of Asia Vietnam Cambodia and Hong Kong a lover of ancient jewelry, art, weaving and eating amazing food plus being a avid reader. Eva left behind her 3 cats Romeo Ms. Tippy and Ruru Eva is survived by her two sons, Nathaniel and Geoffrey, daughter-in-law Olga and granddaughters Roxanna Jasmine and Jennifer. Plus relatives and surviving friends A Graveside Service will be held at New Town Cemetery, 357 Concord Rd., SUDBURY on Monday January 23, 2023 at 1:00 PM. In Eva’s memory kindly consider donations to the animal shelter Buddy Dog in Sudbury, MA - see

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Monday, January 23, 2023

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