Eleanor Lois Kirby
January 12, 1942 - February 19, 2020
Eleanor Lois Kirby, age 78, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
Born in Wilmington, DE on January 12, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Harvey T. and Dolores Biddle (Hanson) Anseaume. Eleanor worked for the State of Delaware for 31 years as a Developmental Disabilities Program Case Manager for mentally handicapped adults, assisting the lives of many. She enjoyed spending time with John and their visits to Lancaster. Eleanor was a passionate animal lover. Most important, her fondest memories were made spending time with her grandchildren. Eleanor never missed a moment to lavish them with gifts to support all of their activities.
She is survived by her son, Craig T. Kirby (Kristen); grandchildren, Madison R. Kirby, Jackson T. Kirby and Tyler H. Kirby; cousin, Robert W. Fraze; and companion, John N. Vaneschak.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, February 28, 2020, in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in adjoining cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Eleanor’s memory to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804.