Eleanor R. Aulen
Eleanor, age 86, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Christiana Hospital.
She was born and raised in Wilmington. Following her homemaker years, Eleanor had a successful career at the DuPont Co. as a Production Control Clerk. Every one of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren held a special place in her heart. Eleanor was an avid Phillies fan, no matter how good or how bad the team was doing. She was an active member of the Newark Charitable and Social Club. She will be dearly missed by all she touched.
Eleanor married the late Walter G. Aulen in 1953, who preceded her in death in 1990. Eleanor is survived by her 4 daughters, Kimberly McDonald (Brian) of Sydney, Australia, Deborah Aulen of Newark, Liz Flynn (Marty) of Springfield, VA and Kristina Dempsey (Arnie) of Newark; 3 sons, Walter of Bakersfield, CA, Michael of Newark and Bruce (Koleen) of Newark; 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her brother, Preston Rutter and sister, Marjorie Huntington.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 1 from 6-8 pm at the MCCRERY & HARRA FUNERAL HOME, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy(at Duncan Rd), Wilmington. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 2 at 11:30 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 276 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19711. Interment will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Thomas Episcopal Church.
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