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Eleanor Fallon

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Eleanor Desmond Fallon 1946-2012 CHESHIRE Eleanor Desmond Fallon of Cheshire passed away March 21, 2012 at Berkshire Medical Center from complications of cancer. Eleanor was the devoted wife of Bernard V. Fallon, Ed.D., and mother of Bernard V. Fallon Jr. of Washington, D.C. and Eleanor M. Fallon of New York City. She was born in Hingham on Oct. 29, 1946, the daughter of the late Bernard Desmond and Eleanor McGrail Desmond. She was educated in St. Paul's Parochial School of Hingham, St. Gregory's Parochial School of Dorchester and Hingham High School. Her BA degree was from Emmanuel College of Boston. For the past 23 years she has been a parishioner at Cheshire's St. Mary of the Assumption. Her diverse careers included treaching high school English and journalish on the staff of Hingham High School and long -term substitute teaching at Drury High School and McCann Technical School in North Adams. Also Eleanor was a realtor in Milton and Boston as well as in Williamsbury and Pittsfield. Recently, she was in-store aduitor and customer service for fourteen years at Filene's/Macy's i n Lanesborough and sales associate for JC Penney. She loved fine arts and travel, supporting and leading her family to museums, theaters, and concerts in the Berkshires, Boston, Chicago, New York, Quebec, London and Paris. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Gregory's Church, 2223 Dorchester Ave. Dorchester on Monday, March 26 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visting hours at DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER, Sunday 4 to 6 p.m. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eleanor's memory may be made to St. Gregory's Church, 2223 Dorchester Ave. Dorchester, MA 02124. A memorial in Cheshire will be held a a future date. For information and directions www.dolanfuneral.com

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 24, 2012
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