Mrs. Eileen M. (Brown) Menard, age 81, passed away Sunday March 30, 2014 with family members by her side. She was the loving wife of the late George P. Menard with whom she shared 24 years of marriage.
Born and raised in Maine, Eileen was the daughter of the late Dexter A. and Mary (Murphy) Brown. She graduated from Brunswick High School Class of 1950. Eileen resided in Lynn for 51 years. Over the years, she worked for Bradlees Department Store as a communication manager. Eileen was a Past State President of the Hibernians, and a Past President of the VFW Post 507 Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending her summers at Sunset Park in Hampstead, NH.
Eileen leaves her children, Michael G. Menard of Lynn, Mark G. Menard and his longtime companion Janice Worcester of Peabody, Marta M. Lunden of Peabody and Mindy M. Gately and her husband Evan of Lynn. She was the cherished grandmother of Michael G. Menard, Jr., Kendra Menard, Kerri Menard, Kristopher Menard, Jessie Menard, Eric Lunden, Marc Menard, Matthew Lunden, Sean Gately and Jenna Worcester. Eileen was the loving great-grandmother to Ashley Menard, Michael Menard, Seth Menard and Devin Menard. She was the loving sister of Paul Brown of CA, and the late Dexter Brown and Patricia Dalton. She was also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Eileen's Funeral will be held from the CUFFE-MCGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Friday at 9:30AM followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church at 10:30AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting Hours Thursday 4-8PM. Interment to take place in Augusta, ME at a later date. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be sent to the
, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Arrangements under the direction of Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, Lynn, MA.