Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online


August 25, 2013

Eleanor Borresen

GASPORT — Eleanor Borresen, of Barker, entered into rest on Sunday, August 25, 2013, at Absolut Care in Gasport.

Eleanor was the wife of the late Thor Borresen and daughter of George and Lucy (Israel) Hood. She was born on May 5, 1928 in the town of Somerset.

She was an active member of Faith United Methodist Church in Barker, Avon Study Club, Barker Alumni Association and the Barker Senior Citizens. She worked for the Niagara County Board of Elections for 22 years, retiring as the Deputy Commissioner.

Eleanor was the mother of Kristen (Steve) Wortley of North Granby, CT, Ann (Fred) Leuer and Karen (Dale) Corwin, both of Barker, NY. She was the sister of the late Arthur Hood and grandmother of Seanna (Phil) Corwin-Bradley, Derek Corwin, Kim (Kevin) Cashman, Dane (Deanna)Wortley and Evan and Tristan Leuer; the great-grandmother of Peyton Bradley, Brandon Wortley and Owen Cashman. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Her love of life and wonderful sense of humor will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Family and friends may call at the Rutland-Corwin Funeral Home Inc., 1708 Pallister Avenue, Barker, NY 14012, on Wednesday, August 28 from 4 to 8 PM. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, August 29, at 10 AM in the Somerset Cemetery on Lake Rd. A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, September 5, at Faith United Methodist Church in Barker, 1449 Quaker Rd. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Faith United Methodist Church, 1449 Quaker Rd., Barker, NY 14012; Barker Fire           Department c/o Ambulance Fund, 1660 Quaker Rd., Barker, NY 14012; or Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094.

Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send the family a condolence.

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