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Eleanor D. Mosher

Born: 12/25/1913
Died: 10/22/2010

Mrs. Eleanor D. Mosher, age 96, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, October 22, 2010 at Christiana Hospital.

Born in Brooks, Oregon on Christmas day, 1913, Mrs. Mosher was the daughter of the late Thomas D. Yarnes and Leah B. Wilson Yarnes. She earned her bachelors degree in home economics from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Mrs. Mosher later married William A. Mosher, with whom she shared 36 years of marriage, until his passing in 1972.

She was a dedicated and longtime member of the Newark United Methodist Church, sharing 65 years of fellowship there. Mrs. Mosher was also a life member of the American Association of University Women. A talented and dedicated homemaker, she enjoyed gardening and sewing and in her leisure hours liked to travel.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Mosher was predeceased by her brothers, Raymond and Lawrence Yarnes. She is survived by her daughters, Allison J. Nalesnik of Kirkwood, MO and Carol A. Muller of Newark, DE; grandchildren, David A. Nalesnik, Jennifer A. Nalesnik, Karen E. Tweed, and Robert W. Nalesnik; and great grandchildren, Kimmy L. Tweed and Kevin R. Tweed, Jr.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at the Newark United Methodist Church, 69 East Main Street, Newark, DE, where friends may call from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Newark United Methodist Church, 69 East Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. To sign guest register, visit


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