EILEEN L. BRITZ (nee O'Connell) age 87, passed away after a brief illness with her daughter Beverly at her side. Eileen shared a wonderful life with her husband John of 63 years until his death in 2009. She was loved by her friend Billy Cowden, Beverly's partner. Dear sister and friend of Mary Sudman, Margaret Buryanik, June O'Connor, and the late Richard O'Connell, Francis Hollister, and Raymond O'Connell. Sister-in-law of Olga Britz. Loving daughter of the late Thomas and Irene O'Connell. Eileen was the favorite golf partner of Lily and Al Federico and the ladies of the Villagers' Golf League. Dear aunt and godmother to many. Family will receive friends and relatives Monday 10AM to 11AM at ST. CHRISTOPHER PARISH, 20141 DETROIT RD., ROCKY RIVER 44116. Funeral Mass at 11AM. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Family suggests donations to The Gift Shop at the Rocky River Senior Center where she volunteered for many years. Online condolences at www.craciunfuneralhomes.com.