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“Dear Denise and Ricky,So sorry to her that Jean has died, she was very determined to live life to the fullest. I had the opportunity to take a couple...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Ed & Barbara Clancy - Marlborough, MA

“We enjoyed getting to meet Jean on her trek to the wilds of Wyoming. We will always remember the night on the deck at Keyhole Lake. The Wyoming...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Darren Lynde - Gillette, WY

“Sorry to hear Mother passed. May my thoughts and prayers comfort you and family.Uncle Sonny ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you on the loss of your dear MotherGrandmother. How very proud she was of her special family.A truly kind and caring...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Wylie - Middleton, MA

“Our deepest sympathy may her memories last a lifetime. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Paul Rolli - Memphis, TN - Friend

“So Very sorry to see my old friend pass away we had a lot of good times together in years past . My daughter Natalie and Jeans daughter Denise were...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“How saddened we are to hear of your loss. We had many wonderful years together in the country western dance community.Lillian & Mort BreenAshland, MA ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“You'll always be a part of my childhood. I never knew zucchini could taste so good! Your cookies and bread made from that unlikely vegetable became...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Trish Finlay - Marlborough, MA

“So very sorry to see my friend and classmate has left us. I will miss our long phone calls. I know she is out of pain but she will be so missed. ...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Pat Lup - Classmate


Jean (Howell) Eiland, 76, beloved daughter of the late Tyrus and Joan (Thompson) Howell, passed away on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at the Sawtelle Hospice House, surrounded by her family.

Jean was a lover for animals. She could not get enough of her dogs, horse, bears and whatever wild life there was. She was an avid horse rider and competed in horse shows. After that she got into dog agility and took that passion up until her dogs were too old to compete but did volunteer at the shows to stay involved.
She dog sat a lot and walked the woods of Callahan in Framingham and Ashland State park. She also loved to garden. She had a lovely garden in Marlboro and took pride in keeping it looking nice every year.

Jean is the devoted mother of Denise Dunn and her husband Bill and Richard Eiland and his wife Dana. Cherished grandmother of Kelsey Jean, Holly Rose, Turner, Leo and Grace. Loving sister of Trent Howell and his wife Lesha, Ty Howell and Terry Howell. Aunt of Thomas and Nathan.

Friends and family are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Jean's family in the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (Rt. 28) Stoneham on Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 3 to 5pm

A Celebration of Jean's Life will be held immediately following in the funeral home at 5pm.

In lieu of flowers, please consider in Jean's memory to the Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.

For information, directions and to leave an online condolence www.barilefuneral.com and for further information www.facebook.com/BarileFamilyFuneralHome.