Eleanor’s Obituary Cumberland, Eleanor M. Gillooly, 88, passed away on Monday in the Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland. She was the loving wife of Charles A. Gillooly, they have been married for 61 years. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Triggs) Hodnett. Eleanor resided in Cumberland for 56 years, previously residing in Warwick. She was a graduate of Classical High School, Providence. Eleanor enjoyed Skiing, a hobby both her and her husband enjoyed together. She enjoyed cooking, baking, but most of all loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Those who love her will always remember her love for her family, and of course, her Baked Stuffed Shrimp and her baking cookies of every variety. She was a communicant of St. John Vianney Church, Cumberland where she also a volunteer on many committee’s over the years, such as Parishioners In Need (PIN). She also volunteered her time at the Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland where she was named volunteer of the year in 1991. Eleanor was an office clerk for 10 years, employed by the former New England Telephone Company. Along with her husband, she is survived by her two sons; Ronald C. Gillooly and his wife Lisa of Stow, MA, and Patrick Gillooly and his wife Christin of Wellesley, MA; her two daughters; Karen Spittell and her husband Jeff of Maryland and Nancy Gillooly of Pawtucket; her nine grandchildren, Ariel, Andrew, Ryan, Caitlin, Sarah, Fallon, Megan, Alison and Ella; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Robert Hodnett and Daniel Hodnett. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to Eleanor’s Life Celebration to be held with Visiting Hours on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 5 to 7 PM and continue on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 10 AM in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 AM in the St. John Vianney Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in the Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter, 245 Waterman St #306, Providence, RI 02906. Directions/Guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Eleanor Gillooly August 24 1930 April 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Cumberland, state: Rhode Island