Eleanor M. Loisell

January 30, 2013       

   Eleanor M. Loisell, 89, of Conger Avenue, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Samaritan Keep Home where she had been a resident for three weeks.

She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, a daughter of William and Edna Beckstead Kitch. 

Eleanor was employed at Gibson's Laundry and Hills Department Store in Watertown. 

She was a member of Stone Presbyterian Church, and enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and traveling.

Eleanor married Earl "Smokey" Loisell. He passed July 20, 1983.

Surviving are two sons, Earl W. (Bud), Watertown and Eldon F., Florida; three daughters, Elaine (Glenn) Chapman, Watertown; Elizabeth (Leon) Meacham, Ohio; Sheila (John) Allen, N.C.; 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. 

A brother, Olin, predeceased her.

There will be no services. Burial will be private in Brookside Cemetery following cremation.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.

Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.

Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.