Eleanor Lipinski Levering
Eleanor Lipinski Levering, age 85, of New Castle, DE and Cape May Court House, New Jersey, has gone to be with the Lord, on Friday, December 31, 2021.
Eleanor was born and raised on Maryland Avenue in Wilmington, DE. She attended Wilmington High School and graduated in 1953. Eleanor met the love of her life, Horace F. “Jake” Levering, in 1951 at a dance. They married on September 11, 1953. After being a stay-at-home mom, Eleanor worked at Wilmington Friends School from 1975-1986 as a bookkeeper. Eleanor loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She and Jake spent many years camping and traveling across the United States and Canada. They took numerous cruises and spent many winters in Florida. One of Eleanor’s favorite places was the Grand Canyon. She called it “Heaven on Earth”. Eleanor loved line dancing, square dancing, ceramics, playing cards, bingo, swimming, the beach, crabbing, and cooking.
In addition to her loving husband of 68 years, she is survived by her children, Linda A. Briggs and Kenneth H. Levering (Denise) and daughter-in-law, Diana Levering. Eleanor is also survived by her 6 grandchildren, Stacey Malm, Christopher Briggs, Amanda Levering, Justin Levering, Michelle Briggs, and Emma Levering and 9 great-grandchildren. Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents, Ella Anna and John Lipinski; son, John Levering; siblings, Johnny Lipinski and Catherine Hahn; and son-in-law, Joe Briggs.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, January 7, 2022, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 300 E Basin Rd, Wilmington Manor, DE, where a Celebration of Life will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of vaccination status. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Eleanor’s memory to Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 407, Newark, DE, 19713 or to Asbury United Methodist Church, at the address above.