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Eleanor J. Greenwood Eleanor J. (Couch) Greenwood, 83, passed away on Saturday, November 26 at her residence on Rensselaer Street. She was the wife of the late William J. Greenwood Jr. Eleanor was born on November 22, 1928 in Manchester, Vt., daughter of Albert Duncan and Flora (Streeter) Couch. She graduated from Burr & Burton High School in Manchester, Vt. Eleanor worked at the Ben Franklin's Store in Hoosick Falls before retiring from Woolworth's in Bennington, Vt., after many years of service. She enjoyed sewing and was an avid crafter. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and especially enjoyed making them Halloween costumes. Survivors include her six children Carol Greenwood (Jerry) of Salem, N.Y., Douglas Greenwood (Elizabeth) of Jacksonville, Fla., Barbara Wagner (Todd), Sharon Kipp (Andy), Linda O'Dell (Rock) and John Greenwood (Kelly) all of Hoosick Falls, N.Y. She is also survived by ten grandchildren Matt, Spencer, Gigi, Lindsay, Andrea, Keeley, Rocky, Laura, Madison and McKenna; a great granddaughter, Chloe, and several nieces and nephews. Eleanor was predeceased by her husband William, four brothers and two sisters. A graveside service will be held on Friday, December 2 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Cemetery in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Meals on Wheels or the Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad through the MAHAR FUNERAL HOME, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls who are handling the arrangements.

Published in Bennington Banner on Nov. 30, 2011
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