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Eleanor M Norcross Cavanaugh
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1925
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 2010
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Eleanor M. (Norcross) Cavanaugh, 84, of Wilbraham and formerly of Kenway Drive East Springfield died early Friday morning, July 30, 2010 in Mercy Medical Center, Springfield. Eleanor, a daughter of the late Herbert and Catherine (Shea) Norcross was born in Springfield on August 27, 1925. Raised in Springfield she graduated from Sacred Heart High School and the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1946. Eleanor was employed as a registered nurse at Wesson Women's Hospital, Springfield for 35 years and retired in 1985. Eleanor has resided in Springfield most of her life and in Wilbraham for the past ten years. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and a gold card member of the John Boyle O'Reilly Club. Eleanor was an avid Red Sox Fan, who loved to read, travel but especially being around her family and many friends. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband of 51 years Jack M. Cavanaugh who died January 9, 1998. She is survived by a daughter, Nancy J. Pettirossi and her husband Robert of Dover, NH; a son, Jack M. Cavanaugh and his wife Marie of Wilbraham; six grandchildren, Barry and his wife Lee, Lori and her husband Pete, Darcey, Casey, Brendan, and Sean; three great grandchildren, Tyler, Isabella, and Olivia; along with many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours for Eleanor will be held on Monday, August 2, 2010 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sampson's Chapel of the Acres Funeral Home, 21 Tinkham Road, Springfield. Her funeral will be Tuesday morning, August 3, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home followed by the Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 395 Chestnut Street, Springfield. Rites of Committal and Internment will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, 1601 State Street, Springfield. Memorial contributions in Eleanor's memory may be made to John Boyle O'Reilly Building Fund, 33 Progress Avenue, Springfield, MA. 
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  John M Cavanaugh (1923 - 1998)
Saint Michaels Cemetery
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Angie Robinson
Record added: Aug 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55725620
Eleanor M <i>Norcross</i> Cavanaugh
Added by: Mark Wing
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