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Nancy L. (Lyons) Milliken

September 13, 2022


Nancy L. (Lyons) Milliken, of Needham, MA, passed away on September 13, 2022. She was 75. Beloved wife of the late Scott Milliken and devoted mother of Brett Milliken and his wife Maggie and Kacey Foley and her husband Brian. Loving grandmother of Owen and Keegan Foley. She is also survived by her brother Kevin Lyons, her sister-in-law Deborah Milliken, wife of the late Parker (Buzzy) Milliken, and their children Tyler and Mariah. Sister-in-law to the late Sally Larson. 

Born on May 22, 1947, Nancy grew up in Needham and graduated from Needham High School. She loved spending time with her family, friends, and coworkers. She especially cherished her friendships with Judy Hasenfus and Marian Brown. Nancy was a long time employee of Needham School Nutrition Services, and served as the Kitchen Manager of the Eliot Elementary School for over 10 years. She loved all of the students and was extremely proud of serving the community.  She was a big animal lover, and had a special bond with her granddogs Ruthie and Prudence. She will be missed by all.  

Visitation will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, MA on Monday September 19 from 4-7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 20 at 10am at St. Joseph Church, 1360 Highland Avenue, Needham. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the MSCPA-Angell at https://www.mspca.org/donate-now/.


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September 19, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home
1351 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Mass of Christian Burial
September 20, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Church 1360 Highland Ave, Needham

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