Eileen Rutledge Bolman, 1936-2023, of Gloucester, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. She was born in Boston to Gladys (Whitehead) and Arthur Rutledge. She lived in Gloucester and Venice, Florida for 19 years.
She was married to the love of her life, Alan “Ollie” Bolman for 31 years until his death in 2017.
She was the mother of Tim Green (Stephanie) and Kevin Green (Tracy) of Marblehead and the late Nancy Green Rauch.
She is also survived by her grandchildren Danny, Andrew, Anthony, Lizzie, Courtney, Dylan and great grandchildren, McKenna and Lily. She was also the grandmother to the late Bryan Green.
She grew up in Winthrop with her 2 brothers, Arthur and Alfred and two sisters, Ann Sullivan and the late Constance Tallent.
Eileen loved anything connected to the sea and after retiring from Sylvania Lighting, became narrator on an excursion boat out of Gloucester for many of her senior years.
No services are planned at this time, but there will be a private celebration of Eileen’s life with the spreading of her ashes at sea.
Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St. Gloucester, MA. Online condolences may be given at: www.greelyfuneralhome.com