Eleanor J Smith, age 83, of Hockessin, DE was called home into the loving arms of Jesus on February 15, 2021.
Raised in Cochranville, PA, she was predeceased by her parents, Byron & Marie Judy, her sister Marian, and her loving husband of 46 years, Ron. She is survived by her siblings, Margaret and Bob; her children, Ron (Kathy), Steve and Susan. She is also survived by six grandchildren; Kyle, Andrew (Stacie), Tyler, Jacob, Julia and Jack and three great-children.
Eleanor had deep roots to Penn State. She loved gardening, beautifying the grounds in her community, and volunteering with the Friends of the Hockessin Library. She prioritized anything for her grandchildren. Her schedule often revolved around attending their sporting events, activities, and annual family beach vacation.
She attended Hockessin United Methodist Church where she was active in Bible study, prayer groups and volunteering.
She was a loving wife, nurturing mother, and kind friend.