Eleanor S. Abel, 97, of Sugarmill Woods, died Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Eleanor was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Bertha and John Sundberg. She attended junior and senior high school at Willis Avenue School in Mineola, N.Y. She graduated with a PhC in chiropractic from the Palmer Chiropractic Institute.
She married Louis Abel in 1939 and their marriage was blessed with five children, Ellen, Charles, Louis, Dorothy and Ginny. She also had nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Eleanor's husband Louis and daughter Ellen Galzerano predeceased her.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Lecanto and a lifelong member of the Lutheran Church. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 18, at Faith Lutheran Church, with visiting hours from 9 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be Saturday in Fort Lauderdale. Memorial donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 935 S. Crystal Glen Drive, Lecanto, FL 34461. Wilder Funeral Home in Homosassa Springs is handling the arrangements. www.wilderfuneral.com.