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Eleanor Myerson

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Eleanor Myerson Obituary
Eleanor (Applebaum) Myerson, 94, formerly of Brookline and Cataumet, died Sunday at Falmouth Hospital after a cerebral hemorrhage. Long active in town and Democratic politics, Mrs. Myerson served four terms in the State Legislature, representing the 11th Suffolk district (Brookline/ Boston) from 1983 to 1991. Prior to that she served three terms on Brooklines Board of Selectmen. Born in Winthrop on May 5, 1922, a daughter of the late Jacob and Rebecca (Cohen) Applebaum, she grew up in Brookline, attending public schools there. An honors graduate of Smith College, she was married for more than 71 years to the late Morton Myerson. She and her husband retired to Cataumet, where they had spent summers since 1972. Mrs. Myerson was a member of the Cataumet Club, the Cataumet Civic Association and the Pocasset Golf Club. She leaves a daughter, Ann Myerson of Brookline, a son and daughter-in-law, Joseph Myerson and Lynne Johnson of Bolton, two sisters-in-law, Harriet Myerson of Newton and Betty Appleton of Natick, and numerous nieces and nephews. There will be a memorial gathering Friday, December 2, from noon to 3 pm at the Pocasset Golf Club. Burial will be private. Please send contributions in her name to Emilys List, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren or the Bourne Conservation Trust.
Published in The Brookline Tab from Nov. 24 to Dec. 8, 2016
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