COWLES, Eleanor Louise, of Toronto, OH passed away peacefully on Feb. 24, 2013, at the Valley Hospice Care Center-North, Steubenville, OH.
She was born March 30, 1928, in Toronto, OH the daughter of the late William and Sophia Ladomersky.
Besides her parents, Eleanor was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and John (Hank); and one sister, Irene.
She was a retired office clerk having worked at Bunch's Blocks and Shane Appliance Store.
Eleanor was a member of the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church of Toronto and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary of Toronto.
She is survived by her husband, Robert J. Cowles whom she married Feb. 4, 1956; one son, David (Lori) Cowles of York, PA ; three grandchildren, Brooke, Blake and Bryant; one great-grandson, Grayson; one brother, Tom (Theresa) of Brownstown, MI; two sisters, Magdalene (Madge) Rock and Joan Vaughn of Toronto, OH and many loving nieces and nephews.
As per her request, Eleanor donated her body to the Ohio University Medical School and a private burial will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions in memory of Eleanor may be made to the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 1225 N. River Avenue, Toronto, OH 43964 or the Teramana Cancer Center, 3200 Johnson Road, Steubenville, OH 43952.
Obituary courtesy of the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto
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