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Nancy  Lee (Carter) Eaton
  • In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Hope Hospice, 73 Service Road, Sandwich, MA 02537.

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“My sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. May all your memories bring you comfort during this time. And may the God of comfort and...Read More »
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“Condolences and prayers for all Eaton and Emerson Cousins. Nancy Lee was a piece of my childhood in Needham and will always be remembered with love...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Sandra Swenson - Burke, VA

“Condolences to your family for your loss. May your family be able to find comfort and hope from each other as well as from God's word. 2 ThessalonIan...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“Rick and Family, please know you are in our hearts and prayers. Such a loving legacy you are all living. God bless you all. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Bwth Tuten - Asheville, NC

“So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. We will always remember all of the good times in Needham, and our friendship of over 70 years.Condolences to all...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Steve and Joan Eaton - Strafford, NH

“Sorry, Merilyn and I had manny good times with Nancy Lee and Dick in Florida, Taylor's. Will be missed ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: ROBERT Eaton - PENBROKE, NH


Nancy Lee (Carter) Eaton, of Pocasset, formerly of Needham, died peacefully surrounded by loving family Sunday, June 24th at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Needham, she was the daughter of the late William L. and Beulah (Martin) Carter. Nancy was a graduate of Needham High School and Colby-Sawyer College. Nancy worked for many years as a legal secretary for William Bowers and especially enjoyed her time working at Taylor's Stationery in Needham Center.

Nancy was a lifelong resident of Needham until 1999 when she and Dick retired to Pocasset, MA and Holmes Beach, FL. Nancy was a member of the Carter Memorial United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with Dick and their four children at the Needham Pool and Racquet Club. Affectionately known as 'Nan' to her grandchildren, she never missed an opportunity to spend quality time with them, whether in Florida, Cape Cod, or simply being there to attend their soccer or baseball games and the many dance and music recitals.

Nancy Lee is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, Richard Warren Eaton and her oldest son, William W. "Bill" Eaton. She is survived by her three living children; Richard C. Eaton and his wife, Kathy of Asheville, NC, Gary L. Eaton of Medfield and his former wife, Elinor of Dover, Janice Hobaica and her husband, David of Mansfield, and William's wife, Kathy of Warwick, RI. Nancy was the grandmother of 9 and great grandmother of 5. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held in the Carter Memorial United Methodist Church, 800 Highland Ave., Needham on Saturday, June 30 at 12:00 pm. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Hope Hospice, 73 Service Road, Sandwich, MA 02537.