FITZWILLIAM - Eleanor Bosworth, 88, of Fitzwilliam, died at the Pheasantwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Peterborough on Sunday, July 6, 2014 after a brief illness.
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She was born on Apr. 9, 1926 in Fitzwilliam, daughter of the late Walter and Bernice (Willard) Whitcomb. Eleanor had attended the Emerson School in Fitzwilliam and then graduated from Keene High School. She was a lifelong resident of Fitzwilliam and was proud to call it home.
Eleanor had retired after working as an inspector for over 30 years at New Hampshire Ball Bearing in Peterborough. She then worked for Kennedy Information alongside her daughter for more than 10 years.
Eleanor loved being with her family and friends and chatting about old times. She loved sharing Fitzwilliam town history through her stories and simply being social with those around her.
Eleanor was predeceased by her husband Roger R. Bosworth on Nov. 5, 2009, and by her grandchildren Tracy and Scott Krunklevich. Her brothers Wendall and Richard, and sisters Elizabeth, Barbara and Norma also died earlier.
She is survived by her daughter, Carole Krunklevich of Fitzwilliam and her longtime companion, Mike Sandor; her son, Donald Mattson and his wife, Margaret of Watertown, Mass.; two granddaughters, Emily Mattson of Watertown, Mass. and Cheryl Mattson of Saratoga, N.Y.; a great-grandson, David Krunklevich of Nottingham, N.H. and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
At Eleanor's request, there will be no calling hours.
Family and friends are invited to a graveside service for Mrs. Bosworth which will be held on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the family lot at Pine Grove Cemetery on Royalston Road in Fitzwilliam. Rev. Lynda Tonking Tolton, Pastor of the Fitzwilliam Community Church, will officiate the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Eleanor's honor to the Fitzwilliam Ambulance, c/o the Fitzwilliam Fire Department, Fitzwilliam, N.H. 03447.
To share stories and photographs, or to send condolences to Mrs. Bosworth's family, please visit www.cournoyerfh.com.
Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center
33 River Street Jaffrey, NH 03452-0486
Published in The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on July 8, 2014