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Eleanor Charlotte Ayrault

Wilmington - Eleanor Charlotte Ayrault, age 97, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Berkley Heights, NJ, passed away on Thursday May 17, 2018 at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital.

She was a graduate of South Orange High School. Eleanor received her Associates of Arts degree at a local New Jersey business college. She worked on an assembly line building Wildcat Fighter Jets at Eastern Aircraft for the Navy during WWII, worked at RCA as a secretary, and was Manager of Purchasing and Administrative Support at Oakite Chemical Products prior to her retirement.

Eleanor and her husband, Allen Ayrault, Jr., built a two-story colonial home in Berkley Heights, NJ with their own hands. She loved sewing, button collecting and gardening.

She is survived by her daughter Barbara Waldkirch; grandchildren Howard Isenberg, Merle Levy and David Isenberg; nine great grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday July 18, 2018 at 1:00PM at the Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE. Friends may call prior starting at 12:30PM. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2313 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 or Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 407, Newark, DE 19713.

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Published in The News Journal from May 23 to July 15, 2018
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