Eleanor Mae Friend

Mrs. Eleanor Mae Friend, 99, of Hometown, died Monday, March 4, in the St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, Coaldale. She was the widow of Leon Friend, who passed away in 1986.
Prior to retiring, she worked for the former Kiddie-Kloes Garment Factory, Lansford.
Born in Tamaqua, she was a daughter of the late Jay and Della (Rickey) Gould.
She was a member of Trinity UCC Church, Tamaqua, and a former member of the Hometown Fire Co. Auxiliary.
Surviving are a niece, Jane Steigerwalt of Tamaqua; and a great-niece Gail, wife of Robert Jones of Hamburg.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Alberta Brode; and a nephew, Roy Brode.
Service: Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7, Lamar Christ Funeral Home, Hometown, with the Rev. Kevin Duffy-Guy officiating. Interment, Sky-View Memorial Park, Hometown. Call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and 10-11 a.m. Thursday.

Published in Times News on Mar. 5, 2013