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Eleanor P. Hollingsworth

AGE: 89 • Wilmington

Eleanor P. Hollingsworth passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

She was born in Odenton, MD and was the only child of Arthur and Sarah Phelps. Eleanor graduated from P.S. DuPont HS in 1944 and attended the former Beacom College.

Eleanor retired in 1988 from Hercules, Inc. after 29 years as an executive secretary. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church.

She was predeceased by her parents and the love of her life, her husband of 46 years, William P. Hollingsworth, who died in 1992. Eleanor is survived by her 3 children, Bruce A. of Claymont, Mark E. of Portland, OR and Hope (Paul) McCloskey of Columbus, OH and 2 grandchildren, Andrew and Sarah McCloskey both of Columbus, OH.

The family would like to extend the upmost gratitude to the hospice workers at Compassionate Care.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, March 13, from 6-8pm at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3924 Concord Pk., Wilmington(south of Silverside Rd). A funeral service will be celebrated on Monday, March 14 at 10am at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1314 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803. Burial will follow at Chester Bethel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Paul's UMC.

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Published in The News Journal from Mar. 10 to Mar. 12, 2016
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