Eleanor J. Montuori, 93, formerly of 208 Bolivar Drive, Bradford, passed away Thursday (Jan. 9, 2014) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
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Born June 8, 1920, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Ellen Lyons Johnson.
On Oct. 18, 1947, in Bradford, she married Anthony Montuori, who died on March 6, 1984.
Mrs. Montuori was a 1938 graduate of Bradford High School. She had been employed at the Bradford Hospital, General Garage, Glendorn, Green Thumb Programs at the Bradford Public Library and later for the DeSoto Motel in housekeeping.
She was a member of the Emanual Lutheran Church and the Dorcas Club at church, the 50+ Group and the Senior Center. She volunteered for the American Red Cross, Meals on Wheels program and at the Bradford Regional Medical Center.
She enjoyed crossword puzzles and spending time with her family.
Surviving are two daughters, Karen Montuori, and Diane (Ron) Willoughby, and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Montuori, all of Bradford; four grandchildren, Chad Willoughby, Justin Willoughby, Sherry Stewart and Tony Montuori; two great-grandchildren, Ryan and Nicholas Stewart; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Frederick Montuori, who died June 4, 2013; one brother, Leroy Johnson; and one sister, Arlene Montuori.
Family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., where funeral and committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Tom Pierotti, interim pastor of the Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to McKean County SPCA, PO Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701; the Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 152 Seaward Ave., Bradford, PA 16701; or the Bradford Ecumenical Home, 100 St. Francis Drive, Bradford, PA 16701.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 11 to Jan. 18, 2014