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Eleanor M. Fisher, 88, of Portersville passed away peacefully at 9:09 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Carriage Manor Nursing Home, New Castle.
Mrs. Fisher was born May 2, 1929, in Portersville, a daughter of the late Carl and Aleta Ray Hallstein.
A lifelong resident of Portersville, Eleanor attended the "Town School" and later graduated from Portersville High School in 1947.
A homemaker her entire life, Eleanor dedicated her life to caring for her husband and children. She took great pride in keeping an immaculately clean home.
She was a member of Oak Grove Presbyterian Church, Portersville.
Eleanor was also a member of the Laurel Travel Club, where she was the secretary for 30 years, and a woman's card club for more than 20 years.
She enjoyed square dancing with her husband, Leslie, and loved spending time with her family.
Surviving are her husband of 69 years, Leslie C. Fisher, whom she married Oct. 24, 1947; two daughters, Sue (Thomas) Moore of Portersville and Connie (Thomas) Slater of New Castle; two sons, Wayne (Cheryl) Fisher of West Sunberry, Pa., and Terry Fisher of Ormond Beach, Fla.; a brother, Edward (Sara Lee) Hallstein of Grove City; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents.
Calling hours will be 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 111 W. Falls St., New Castle.
Funeral service will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home, with Rev. Judith Wilson, pastor of Oak Grove Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery, Slippery Rock Township.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Published on September 12, 2017
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