Eleanor M. Hardy, 81 passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Eleanor was born in Wilmington, the daughter of the late Victoria (Kossek) and George J. Horn. Eleanor was a 1955 graduate of Conrad High School and worked for the Delaware Board of Elections as a poll inspector. Since 1955 she has been a member of St. John’s/ Holy Angels parish and a member of the Angels Group. Eleanor enjoyed playing Sudoku and hosting a weekly sewing group. Her husband, James P. Hardy, Sr. passed in 2000.
She will be dearly missed by her children and their spouses, James P. Hardy, Jr. and Margaret of Aberdeen, MD, Sharon and Ron Patterson, Sr. and Teresa and Russell Ulrich, all of Newark; her grandchildren, James, Megan, Ron, Jr., Christine, Michael, Nina, Russell, Jr., Andrew and Emily; her 16 great-grandchildren and her sister, Helen Ogonowski of Newark. Eleanor’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought her the greatest joy in her life.
Friends may call at the MEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 2509 Limestone Road on Thursday, May 25th, from 6 to 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday afternoon at 1 PM at St. John the Baptist Church, East Main and Chapel Streets, Newark. Burial will be in Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington. Mealeyfuneralhomes.com