Eleanor Deloris Scott Dunham, 91, of the Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care Home in New Wilmington, PA formerly of Monroeville, PA died on Monday, January 20, 2014 at her residence.
Born July 12, 1922 in Shinnston, WV, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Hattie Cornwell Scott. She was married to Harlie B. Dunham who survives of New Wilmington. They celebrated 71 years of marriage on October 16, 2013.
Eleanor formerly worked at the Chesapeake Telephone Company in West Virginia and then at the Rocky Mountain Telephone Company in Denver, CO. She returned to West Virginia and worked as the administrative assistant to the Dean of Students at Bethany College. After moving to Monroeville, she worked and retired from the Gateway School District where she was the secretary for the school psychologist. She was a former member of the Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Monroeville. Eleanor enjoyed reading, writing, and doing crafts, especially needle point pictures and painting.
In addition to her husband, Harlie, survivors include two daughters, Deloris “Lori” Dunham and her husband, Connie MacDonald of Ellwood City, PA, Mindy Anderson and her husband, William of Levittown, PA; a sister, Kathleen (Doug) McVicker of Albuquerque, NM; sister in law, Jane Scott Mattaliano of Morgantown, WV; a grandson, Eric Anderson of Levittown; and a great-granddaughter, Kyleigh Anderson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Clement and Richard Scott and a sister, Altha Post.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday January 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Friends will also be received from 10 until the time of the funeral service at 11 am on Saturday at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 615 Crescent Ave. Ellwood City. Pastor Sean Brubaker will officiate.
Interment will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care Benevolent Care Fund, 238 South Market St. New Wilmington, PA 16142.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
Your mother and dad were very helpful to me when I was attending and working for Bethany College. I am sorry for your loss.
Lynn F. Caseman
I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I have so many fond memories of her. I hope at this difficult time that God will grant you peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your sister, your dad and the rest of the family.
I am sorry for the loss of your mother. Your mother, an extraordinary lady, had an extraordinary daughter in you.
I am so sorry to hear of your loss – my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Mindy: My condolences to you and your family. I was so sad to hear that your Mother passed away. I am sure her spirit will always be with you. My mom passed away ten years ago, and I still hear her voice–telling me what to do!! 🙂
Mindy and Family, so sorry for your loss. It was so nice to read about your mother. She was surely very proud of the work you do each day and the person you are. I know her loss will be great and I’ll keep you in my prayers. Colleen Stahl
Lori, So sorry for the loss of your mother. Hugs and prayers. Stacey Wiley