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Barbara A. Nyhen
July 09, 2019


NYHEN, Barbara A. Longtime resident of Needham, formerly of Brookline, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2019. Beloved daughter of the late Donald and Alice “Bobbie” (FitzGerald) Nyhen.

Loving sister of Janet Kumar and her husband Omesh of RI., Robert Nyhen of Boston, Maureen Nyhen of Needham, Catherine Nyhen-O’Sullivan of NC., and the late James Nyhen and his surviving wife Cynthia of Malden. Aunt of Christopher, Michael and Anne Kumar, David O’Suilleabhain and Aisling O’Suilleabhain-Hoy. Great aunt of Gabriella, Mia, Patrick, and Kayla Kumar, Aibhlin Hoy and Alina O’Suilleabhain.

Barbara attended Boston State College and was a longtime employee of Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Barbara was a member of The Sodality of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and Saint Rose of Lima and World Apostolate of Fatima.

Visiting hours at the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home 1305 Highland Ave. Needham on Monday, July 15th from 4-8pm. Funeral from the funeral home on Tuesday, July 16th at 9:30am, followed by a Funeral Mass at Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church, 270 Elliot St. Newton Upper Falls at 10:30am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Needham.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in Barbara'a memory to Ovations for the Cure 79 Main St., Suite 202, Framingham, MA 01702.

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George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home - Needham
1305 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492