Eleanor Murray Scott
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Eleanor Murray Scott, 99 of Wilmington, DE passed away on April 8, 2014 at home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on June 11, 1914 on State Rd. in New Castle County. In 1917 she moved to Old Capitol Trail with her family and resided there for the rest of her life. Eleanor graduated from Newark High School, studied at the University of Delaware and graduated from Beacom College. After graduation Eleanor began her 40-year career at the Internal Revenue Service in 1937. Eleanor and her husband loved to travel. She loved to spend time with her family, especially visiting Ocean City, NJ. She enjoyed Blue Hen Football, University of Delaware Women's Basketball and the Phillies.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents, Levi and Kate Murray; her husband Clarence Frasier Scott; and brothers John L. Murray and Ralph E. Murray.
She is survived by her sisters, Margaret Wilson of Wilmington, DE and Helen Lynam of Jennersville, PA; 10 nieces and nephews, 16 great nieces and nephews, and 5 great great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Saturday April 12 from 10-11 am with a service to begin at 11am. at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington 19808. Burial will follow in White Clay Creek Cemetery, Newark. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to White Clay Creek Cemetery Association, 15 Polly Drummond Rd. Newark, DE 19711 or Avondale Presbyterian Church, 420 Pennsylvania Ave. Avondale, PA 19311. To send messages of condolence visit www.mccreryandharra.com
Published in The News Journal from Apr. 10 to Apr. 12, 2014
McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc
3710 Kirkwood Hwy Wilmington, DE 19808