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Nancy J. (Tourtillott) Eaton

October 9, 1941 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 78)

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Nancy J. Eaton passed away on February 15, 2020 following a long illness. Nancy was born in Boston, MA on October 9, 1941 to the late Herbert and Doris (Drinkwater) Tourtillott.  Following her graduation from Weymouth High School she continued her education to become a hairdresser. While on a summer trip to visit family at Salisbury Beach she serendipitously met her best friend Terri Donovan and future husband Butch Eaton. After marrying Butch they became the co owners of Bridges Bros. Movers where she had all of the administrative duties of running the company while he ran the day to day and did all the driving and heavy lifting for 25 years. In 1986 she also graduated from the Medical Assistant program at Whittier and became a Clinical Medical Assistant for Thomas Lindow, MD at the Greenleaf Medical Associates and eventually retiring from Lahey Greenleaf Medical Associates.

Nancy was a very kind, loving, generous soul who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Some of her greatest passions were Ukrainian egg decorating taught to her by her dear friend Helen Hanscom, photography and water color painting. She would spend hours painting from a photograph she had taken to give the painting to someone she loved and cherished.

Nancy was much more than a mother to me. She was a role model, inspiration, best friend and Mom. Nancy will be greatly missed by everyone that was fortunate enough to have her in their lives.

Nancy is survived by her daughter, Amy (Eaton) Maloney; Amy's Father, Butch Eaton; sister in law, Margaret (Eaton) Boulay and her husband Raymond; nieces and nephew, Debbie Sherman, Denise Smith, David Tourtillott, and Sandie Boulay; as well as several great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents Nancy was predeceased by her brother David Tourtillott.

Family and friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday February 20, 2020 at the Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home 193 High St. Newburyport, MA 01950. THERE IS NO LONGER ANY PARKING AVAILABLE BEHIND THE FUNERAL HOME PER ORDER OF THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT. Funeral Services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Nancy’s name to the Alzheimer's Association online at

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Calling Hours
February 20, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Twomey-LeBlanc and Conte Funeral Home
193 High Street
Newburyport, MA 01950

Private Services

Private burial.

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