Eleanor E. Giddings

February 10, 2017 
 —  Eleanor E. Giddings, 87, of Bradenton, FL, and formerly of S. Hamilton Street, Watertown, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton.

Services will be held in the spring of 2017. Burial will be in the Ellisburg Cemetery. 

Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.

Born April 8, 1929, in Ellisburg, NY, a daughter to Elwin and Anna May Bradley Giddings, she graduated from Union Academy Belleville. She furthered her education at the Mercy School of Nursing.  

Eleanor was a Registered Nurse at Mercy Hospital in Watertown, the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, CA, Washington, DC, and Crouse Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

Eleanor went to work for Jefferson County Department of Social Services in 1966.  She retired in 1991 as training coordinator supervisor for the county.

She was a long time active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. (DAR) .

Eleanor is survived by a sister Fern I. Girard, Phoenix, AZ; many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by a sister, LeMoine R. Giddings, and two brothers, Bradley G. Giddings and Lloyd E. Giddings.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.

Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.

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