Eleanor Pellet, 87, died peacefully at Pleasant View Center on Sept. 12, 2013. She was born in New York City to Ernest and Anna Vooht. Eleanor worked many years as a secretary for the East Ramapo School District, Spring Valley, N.Y.
Eleanor was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 56 years, Richard Pellet. Upon her retirement in 1984, Eleanor and her husband moved to Laconia. Together, they cherished each other's company and enjoyed camping, boating and fishing with their grandchildren.
Her surviving family members include daughters Barbara Walsh and her husband, Edward, of South Salem, N.Y., and Diane Fink and her husband, Richard, of Concord; grandchildren Richard Fink Jr. and his wife, Leslie, Jennifer Pappalardo and her husband, Robert, and Robert Fink; and great-granddaughters Emily, Rosemary and Olivia. Other relatives include her husband's sisters, brothers, and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St., Concord.
A celebration of her life will be held at Concordia Lutheran Church, 211 N. Main St., Concord, on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. Burial will take place at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen at 11:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, 30 Pillsbury St., Concord 03301; or to the
Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of arrangements.
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