SISTER Eleanor GILMORE, CSJP|
1932 ~ 2014
Sister Eleanor Gilmore, (Sister Estelle), a woman whose life was marked by peace, courage and a joyful spirit, died July 12, 2014 in Bellevue, Washington.
Eleanor Catherine Gilmore was born in Seattle in 1932, the only
child of Michael and Anne Gilmore.
A Sister of St. Joseph of Peace, Sister Eleanor served in leadership for her community as Congregation Councillor and as Province Leader. She served as Administrator at St. John's PeaceHealth Hospital in Longview, Washington and as operating room supervisor at Sacred Heart PeaceHealth Hospital, Eugene, Oregon. She ministered to the people of El Salvador during the Civil War of the late 1980s and later returned to found PazSalud, the El Salvador Health
Care Mission of PeaceHealth and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace.
The Vigil Service will be on Wednesday, July 16, 7:00 p.m. at
1663 Killarney Way, Bellevue, WA.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be at
Sacred Heart Church,
9460 NE 14th St., Bellevue,
on Thursday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at
Holyrood Catholic Cemetery.
Remembrances can be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace Retirement Fund or to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace for Pax Salud, the El Salvador Health Mission founded by Sister Eleanor, P.O. Box 248, Bellevue, WA 98009.
Hoffner Fisher & Harvey
Guestbook at harveyfuneral.com
Published in The Seattle Times from July 14 to July 15, 2014