Eleanore M. Hunt
February 22, 1911 – June 7, 2015
Eleanore M. Hunt, age 104, of Bear, Delaware, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 7, 2015.
Born on February 22, 1911 in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Margaret McLeod Zinck and Warren J. Zinck, Sr.
Eleanore began her secretarial career with the DuPont Company at the Jackson Lab in Deepwater, NJ and later dedicated many years with the law firm of Connolly, Bove, Lodge & Hutz in Wilmington, DE.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hunt was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin W. Hunt in 1977. She was also predeceased by her sister, Gertrude L. Blaetz and brother, Warren J. Zinck, Jr.
Eleanore leaves a legacy of lifetime memories to her daughter, Susan W. Douglass (Richard) of Bear; and her three grandchildren, Jeffrey Douglass (Elizabeth) of Elkton, MD, Robert Douglass of Newark, DE, and Lauren Douglass (Robert) of Centreville, MD.
A special thank you to the staff at Regal Heights for their continued support and compassionate care during the last three years. Also, a heartfelt thank you to Lisa Wagner, formerly Eleanore’s Hospice volunteer, who continued to visit regularly and became her very good friend and to the doctors, nurses and staff of Delaware Hospice.
A memorial service to celebrate Mrs. Hunt’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, where friends may visit from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Eleanore’s memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2 Mill Road, Suite 106, Wilmington, DE 19806, or to the United Service Organization of Delaware, Dover AFB AMC Terminal, 500 Purple Heart Way, Dover AFB, DE 19902.