Obituary: Eleanor Jessie Marriner, 92, lifelong resident of Milford

Eleanor Jessie Marriner, age 92, lifelong resident of Milford and beloved daughter to the late Frederick and Evelyn Pritchard Marriner, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Milford Health Care.

Born in Milford on January 23, 1921, Eleanor was a graduate of Southern CT State University and received a master’s degree from Yale University. She was also a graduate of the Katherine Gibbs School in NY.

Eleanor was a teacher for many years in the Milford and Wilton school systems. She was with Time Inc. in New York for 35 years, returning as business manager of the corporate circulation division in 1983. She was a lifelong member of the First United Church of Christ in Milford, a dedicated member of its Women’s Fellowship Afternoon Unit, Benevolent Unit and Fellowship Club.

In her retirement, Eleanor became a Milford Hospital volunteer and a member of the Hospital Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Time-Life Alumni Society, the AARP and the SCSU Alumni Association.

Eleanor is survived by several loving cousins.

Per Eleanor’s wishes, a Graveside Service will be held on Friday, May 24th at 11:00 am at Milford Cemetery followed by interment.

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