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Eleanore Knowles Kilburn

May 16, 1914 - February 5, 2018

Eleanore Kilburn, age 103, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018.

She was born on May 16th, 1914 in Edmonton Alberta, Canada to William Andrew and Helen Ritchie.

She lived in Florida for 40 years and returned to Delaware for her remaining years. She was a life member of Minquadale Ladies Auxiliary since 1953.

Eleanore is survived by her daughters, Mary Elaine Huntington and Barbara Jean Dunn (George); many grand children, great and great-great grandchildren; and sister Kathleen Kaiser.

A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday March 3, 2018 at Minquadale Fire Company, 129 E. Hazeldell Ave, New Castle, DE 19720.

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4 Condolences for Eleanore Knowles Kilburn

  • Eleanor was one of the sweetest lady who remained active still coming to meetings and working in our kitchen. You will be missed Eleanor. I will miss your kisses to all of us. RIP until we see you again one day.

  • We are so sorry to hear Of Eleanor’s passing. Her smiling face will certainly be missed at our home away from home at the campgrounds. She’s was a very special lady and loved by all. May God be with her family as they go through the grieving process . You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Fran’s & Vicki Yingling

  • Debbie and I are so sorry for your loss Barbara, It was a HONOR and PRIVILEGE to meet her. May the Good lord comfort you and your family during your loss. Rest In Peace

  • We are very sorry your Mother has passed away. Had fun talking to her. She had a very sharp mine and would come back at you with her dry humor. She was such a joy to be around. May God bless you and your family.l