Eleanor Bryan

Eleanor (Davis) Bryan, of East Sandwich, formerly of Milton, died on December 8, 2018 after a brief illness at the spirited age of 92.

Beloved mother of Constance M. Mahoney of Hanson, Robert F. Bryan of East Sandwich, Jean M. Devore (William) of Braintree, Thomas J. Bryan (Sharon) of West Yarmouth, Patricia A.  MacNeil (Gerald), of Plymouth, James R. Bryan (April Hall), of East Sandwich and mother-in-law to Jane Bryan of Whitman. She was the mother of the late William E. Bryan, Lt. MPD and mother-in-law to the late Charles F. Mahoney.  Cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Eleanor worked as a medical secretary for several local doctors’ offices for over 25 years before retiring.  She was a woman who left a lasting impression on everyone she met due to her quick wit and her great sense of humor. She was always up for a challenge.  Eleanor was a member of the original Sandwich Women’s Club and served as President of the Sandwich Seniors for several years.  She volunteered at the Sandwich Council on Aging for many years.   Eleanor enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, floating in a tube on the lake, going to the beach, listening to music, playing the piano , watching the Celtics and a good glass of wine. Most of all, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren who were the cornerstone of her life.  She will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known and loved her.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, December 13 in Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton at 10:30 a.m.  Visiting hours Wednesday, December 12 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE.  Private interment will be held at a later date.

Donations in memory of Eleanor may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box Memphis, TN 38101-9950.