Meadville Tribune

January 18, 2014

Eleanor Joan Willoughby

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Eleanor Joan Willoughby of Meadville passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2013. She was born Eleanor Joan Weisman on March 17, 1934, in Harmonsburg, a daughter to the late Norman and Mary Weisman. She married her husband of 60 years, James R. Willoughby, on Nov. 6, 1953.

Eleanor was a wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, James R. Willoughby of Meadville; four children, Linda Eaglehouse and her husband, Tom, of Greensburg, David Willoughby of Meadville, Donald Willoughby and his wife, Naomi, of Saegertown, and Carol McCain of Meadville; a brother, Lawrence Weisman and his wife, Ruth, of Albuquerque, N.M.; several grandchildren, Brian Willoughby, Ian Willoughby and Allan Rounds, all of Meadville, Alexandra Eaglehouse of Greensburg, Angel Trace of Euclid, Ohio, Brianna McCain and Hunter McCain, both of Meadville. Also surviving are three great-grandchildren, Holden Rounds, Ellora Rounds and Rhys Rounds, all of Meadville. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews in the Meadville area and in New Mexico.

In addition to her parents, Eleanor was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Weisman; a sister, Lillian Spratt; a granddaughter, Shannon Parker; and her great-grandson, Kyle Parker.

There will be no calling hours. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

The family of Eleanor would like to thank the staff of Third North at Meadville Medical Center, the Transitional Care Unit at Meadville Medical Center, the Hospice of Crawford County and Wesbury United Methodist Community for their care, compassion and patience given to Eleanor.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home & Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville.