Eleanor Mary Whiteside, 73, Floral City, Fla., died March 20, 2014. A native of Traverse City, Mich., she was born Dec. 8, 1940, to the late Leon and Irene (Worm) Dobson and came to Florida from Watertown, Mass. She was of the Catholic faith and member of the Inverness Eagles Lodge Ladies Auxiliary. Eleanor enjoyed playing bingo and traveling.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Whiteside, July 21, 2004. Survivors include her two sister-in-laws, Donna Hamel of Niceville and Kay Dobson, White Lake, Mich.; and many nieces and nephews.
There will be calling hours on Thursday from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home. At 1 p.m., friends are invited to the Inverness Eagles Lodge on Hwy. 44 for a celebration of life service followed by a luncheon. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City, Mich., at a later date in the spring.