|Birth: ||Aug. 14, 1890|
New Castle County
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1966|
Eleanor was the daughter of Levi Knowles Bowen and Catharine Elliott Ritchie. She married Col. Robert McClean Carswell.
Obituary from the "Eustis Lake Region News," Eustis, FL, February 10, 1966:
"Last rites held for Mrs. Carswell.
"Mrs. Eleanor A. Carswell, 75, a resident of 729 Summit St., Eustis, died in Eustis Friday. She was born in Wellington, Del., and had been making Eustis her home for the past 21 years.
"She was a member of the St. Thomas Episcopal Church of Eustis, the American Legion Auxiliary, a member of the order of Eastern Star of Eustis, The Royal Arch Widows and Chapter Regent of the [Ocklawaha Chapter] DAR.
"She is survived by two sons, Robert M. of Washington, D.C.; Bruce M. of Jacksonville, [FL]; two daughters, Mrs. Annabell Audet of San Diego, Calif.; Mrs Catherine Thompson of Clermont, Calif.; one brother, Knoles Bowen of Kennett Square, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Chase of Easton, Md., and Mrs. Katherine Cory of Wellington, Del; 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
"Viewing hours were Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. in the chapel of the Zeller, Kennedy and Hamlin Funeral Home of Eustis. Funeral services will be held from the St. Thomas Episcopal Church of Eustus at 10 a.m. Wednesday with Canon Eugene Nixon officiating.
"Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Va., at 11 a.m. Friday. Zeller, Kennedy and Hamlin Funeral Home of Eustis is in charge of arrangements."
Robert McClean Carswell (1890 - 1955)
Annabel Carswell Audet (1915 - 2014)*
Robert McClean Carswell (1916 - 2012)*
Note: Interment date 2-4-1966. Wife of Robert Mcclean Carswell, COL US Army. Information extracted from the National Cemetery Administration's National Gravesite Locator. http://www.cem.va.gov/
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 30 Site 1132
Maintained by: Judy Llamas
Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: May 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8778523