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ELEANOR MARY BARRERA Eleanor was born on June 13, 1922 in Middlebury, Vermont and passed away on February 5, 2013 peacefully at home in the presence of her family. She was 90 years old. Eleanor grew up on a farm with four sisters and loved to ride her jumping horse and fish in the rivers of Vermont. She married at age 17 to Joseph Barrera and had three beautiful children. She was known for always making something out of nothing. She was an excellent cook, loving mother and wife. Eleanor opened her home to many foster children giving them food to eat, a warm place to sleep and lots of love. Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Barrera, daughter Mary Barrera and sisters, Barbara, Dorothy, Delia and Katherine. Eleanor is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law; Joseph II and Barbara Jane Barrera and Michael and Janice Barrera; four grandchildren; Joseph III, Danielle, Andrea and Constance; six great-grandchildren; Joseph IV, Jeanette, Gillian, Nathan, Lauren and Ella; and several nieces and nephews. A viewing will take place at England Family Mortuary in Murrieta on Sunday, February 10th from 4-8pm. Mass Service will be held on Tuesday, February 12th at St. Martha's Catholic Church in Murrieta starting at 10:00am. Following mass will be the graveside funeral service at 11:30am at Laurel Cemetery in Murrieta. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Jude Children's Hospital in her name.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Feb. 12, 2013
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