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Eleanor Louise (Balestrieri) Britt
of N. Chelmsford

N. CHELMSFORD -- Mrs. Eleanor Louise (Balestrieri) Britt, of N. Chelmsford, MA, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Lowell General Hospital, Saints Campus.

She was married to the late Howard J. Britt Sr. who died March 27, 2003.

Born in Woburn, MA on March 15, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Lutrario) Balestrieri. She was a graduate of Woburn High School with the class of 1942.

She was employed over the years at the Marshall's Warehouse in N. Chelmsford, and Town and Country Transportation until her retirement in 1983.

She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church of N. Chelmsford, MA where she served on the hospitality committee.

She was a member of the Italian American Club of Woburn, the Chelmsford Senior Citizen's Center and the Merrimack Drivers Club. She also enjoyed crafts, quilting, cake decorating and square dancing. Eleanor loved spending time with her grandchildren from three generations.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Howard and Donna Britt of Wilmington, MA, and Robert and Barbara Britt of Waldeboro, ME; a daughter and son-in-law, Valerie (Britt) and Joseph Barbieri of N. Chelmsford; three brothers, Albert Balestrieri, Ernest and his wife, Doris Balestrieri of Woburn, MA, and Richard and Barbara Balestrieri of Wilmington, MA; a sister, Eva (Balestrieri) Flynn of Woburn, MA; beloved grandmother of nine grandchildren, Sharon, James, Jason, Jody, Kerry, Tom, Joseph, Jeanna, and Andrea; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Eleanor was the mother of the late Thomas Britt of Lowell, MA who died July 6, 1995. She was the sister of the late Anna, Salvatore, Joseph, George and Balestrieri, and the grandmother of the late Scott and Jennifer Britt.

BRITT -- Eleanor Louise (Balestrieri), of N. Chelmsford, MA, died April 28, 2013. Visiting hours Wed. 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Thurs. at 9:30 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Chelmsford. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in her name to the , 10 Speen St., 2nd Floor., Framingham, MA 01701 www.diabetes.org. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com
Published in Lowell Sun on Apr. 30, 2013
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