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HOULIHAN, Eileen Catherine

(McCarthy) Of Naples, FL, formerly of Nahant, MA, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2016. Beloved wife of 61 years to Robert E. Houlihan. Daughter of Honora (Kelly) and John McCarthy of Roslindale, MA. Cherished mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother of Noreen Liebrock and husband John of Pittsburgh, PA and their children Timothy, Catherine and Stephen; Robert and wife Anne Marie of S. Windsor, CT and their children Connor and Margaret; Joseph and his wife Susan of Atlanta, GA and their children Shaun, Corey, and Megan; Eileen Murphy and husband Michael of E. Greenwich, RI and their son Drew; Damien and wife Michelle of Sandwich, MA and their children Mary, Abigail, and Liam; Chris and wife Beth Whitlock of Sudbury, MA and their children Samuel and Ella. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Eileen was born in Boston , and grew up in Roslindale before moving to Nahant where she and Bob raised their six children. For the last 25 years she and Bob enjoyed many fun filled days with family and friends in Naples, FL and Wareham, MA. Eileen is preceded in death by her brothers Jackie, Buddy, Gene, Franny, and Joe. Memorial and celebration of life services will be held in the coming months in Naples and Wareham. Memorial contributions are appreciated and can be made to Best Buddies of PA, 226 Paul Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211 (www.bestbuddiespennsylvania.org) (412) 432-5913. Arrangements entrusted to George A. Thoma Funeral Home, Inc., Wexford, PA.
Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 7, 2016
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