Eleanor Jean Klinitski, Age 88, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 9, 2017, surrounded by her family.
Born in Nanticoke, PA on February 21, 1929, Eleanor was the daughter of the late Blaise and Margeret (Czech) Lagoss.
Eleanor moved to Wilmington, Delaware, in 1961 with her late husband, Chester Klinitski. Eleanor was a master cook and loved to make meals and share food with those she loved. She had a generous heart and relished the time she got to spend with her family, never missing a chance to be with them. Eleanor loved to play bingo and visit Rehoboth Beach.
In addition to her parents and husband, Eleanor was preceded in death by eight of her nine siblings. She is survived by her daughter in life, Martha L. McDonough, and her children, Julie (Craig) Fausnaugh, Katherine (Chris) Ricevuto, and Lindsay (Nick) Spada, 7 great grandchildren, her beloved sister, Helen Harvey, and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Eleanor’s honor on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 12:00 pm at St. Faustina Kowalska Parish, 520 South Hanover Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634. A visitation will be held at Kearney Funeral Home, 173 E Green St, Nanticoke, PA 18634, from 10:30-11:30AM. Burial will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at Newark Manor for the incredible love and care they gave to Eleanor during her time there. MealeyFuneralHomes.com