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Eleanor Mae Gearheart

Eleanor Mae Gearheart, age 78, of New Castle, DE, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 5, 2011. Mrs. Gearheart enjoyed going out for dinner, baking, annually attending family reunions, and she was an avid fan of wrestling. She was a loving homemaker and was thankful for every day she had with her children and grandchildren.

Mrs. Gearheart is survived by her sons, James E. Gearheart, Jr., and Kenneth W. Gearheart and wife Carol; daughter, Diana Gearheart-Parris and husband Jeffery; loving grandchildren: Laura M. Gearheart, Mason K. Gearheart, Dylan James Parris; step-grandson, Billy Miller; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, James E. Gearheart Sr.; and her brothers and sisters.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, December 9, in Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702 from 6-8 pm and again on Saturday, December 10 in the funeral home from 9:30-10:30 am. A service in celebration of Eleanor's life will begin at 10:30 am followed by burial in Gracelawn Memorial Park in New Castle.

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Published in The News Journal from Dec. 7 to Dec. 8, 2011
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