Eleanor V. (Kielbasa) Mulvey of Chelmsford


5659 Mulvey1Eleanor V. (Kielbasa) Mulvey, 100, of Chelmsford, MA died Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Genesis Westford House in Westford, MA.

She was married to the late Bernard Mulvey, who died in 1979.

Born in New Bedford, MA, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Sophi Kielbasa. She graduated from New Bedford High and earned a Doctorate of Education. During WWII, she was a Rosie the Riveter Girl.

Eleanor retired from the Shawsheen Middle School in Wilmington in 1979, where she was an english teacher, a special education teacher and a teacher of languages.

She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.

Eleanor was an international traveler.  She enjoyed playing bridge and entertaining her family and friends.

She was an avid hiker, hiking the mountains well into her ninety’s including Mt. Denali in Alaska.

Eleanor was a proud and longtime resident of Chelmsford.

She is survived by her son, Michael and his wife, Mary Jane Mulvey of Fairfield, CT; six grandchildren; several great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late Ann Pike of Merrimack, NH, who died in August of 2014 and Christina F. Bochan of Westford, who died four hours after her on October 25, 2015.

There are no visiting hours. Funeral Mass Sat. at 9A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church. Private burial at the convenience of the family in the Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.


October 31, 2015
St. John the Evangelist Church
  1. Ellen Graham says:

    God works in strange ways calling both loved ones at once. Our heart are heavy with grief for your loss. If their is any bit of peace it is in knowing mother and child are now together in God’s love free of suffering. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Ellen and Randy Graham

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