Eleanor F. DePue
AGE: 71 • Swedesboro
Eleanor F. DePue (nee Flynn) recently of Swedesboro, NJ., formerly of Haddon Heights, Age 71, passed away suddenly on April 18, 2014 at Chester-Crozer Medical Center. She is the beloved wife of William L. DePue for 48 years. Survived by her devoted sons, Lt. Col William L., Jr. (Dale) of Okinawa and Brian R. (Jessica) of Singapore; cherished grandsons, Gavin and Patrick; and several nieces and nephews.
Eleanor was raised in Haddon Heights and became an active participant in the community. She worked as a school secretary for Atlantic Avenue School for 25 years, and her passion for reading kept her well acquainted with the Haddon Heights Library as a board member more than 35 years and also as board president. The Haddon Heights Christmas House Tour, which benefits the library, was initiated by Eleanor, a project she worked on for 20 years. She was a member and past president of the Jr. Women's Club of Haddon Heights. In addition to being an avid reader, Eleanor loved dogs, enjoyed cross stitching and found great joy visiting Ocean City with her family.
Relatives and friends may call Thursday, 9-10:30 am at the EVOY-BANASZ FUNERAL HOME, 129 White Horse Pike, Haddon Heights. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, 11:00 am at St. Rose of Lima R. C. Church, 4th Ave. and Kings Highway, Haddon Heights. Burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers donations in Eleanor's memory may be made to: the
, 1 Union Street, #301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691-4183 www.heart.org
or Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd., Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057.