Eleanor M. (Salisbury) Graichen

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Eleanor M. (Salisbury) Graichen, 78, formerly of Hillsdale Park, Richmond, R.I., and Devils Foot Road, North Kingstown, died peacefully on June 20, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Earl Graichen.
Born in North Kingstown, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Leona (LaFleur) Salisbury.
Eleanor worked for American Power and as a cook for local nursing homes before her retirement.
She will be sadly missed by her three daughters, Brenda Andre of New Bedford, Mass., Sandra Battey of Richmond, and Shelly Graichen of Mills Falls, Mass. She also leaves two sisters, Mildred Golding and Lois Dowell, both of North Kingstown. She was the loving grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of five. She was predeceased by her son Owen Graichen; her brothers Harry Salisbury Jr. and Owen Salisbury; and her sister Frances Lucille Vlachos
A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the S.R. Avery Funeral Home, 3A Bank St., Hope Valley, R.I. Calling hours are Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Ashaway, R.I.
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S.R. Avery Funeral Home
3A Bank Street
Hope Valley, RI 02832
(401) 539-2271
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Published in The Westerly Sun from June 23 to June 24, 2012