She leaves behind several nieces, nephews, and many friends. Eileen was the sister of the late John, Jerome, and Timothy Riordan, Catherine Brady, and Mary Kelleher.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 6, 2014, in the Chapel at the St. Antoine Residence by The Most Reverend Louis E. Gelineau, Bishop Emeritus of Providence.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in her honor at the parish of her youth, St. John the Baptist Church, 19 Chestnut St., Peabody, Mass., at 10:30 a.m., on Monday, March 17, 2014. Burial will follow in Saint Mary Cemetery, in Salem, Mass., in the family grave site.
Donations in her memory can be made to the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, 399 Fruit Hill Ave., North Providence, RI 02911. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, Providence, R.I. For online condolences, please visit www.boyleandsonfuneralhome.com.