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CHILDRESS, Eleanor (nee Hanaka)  - Eleanor Childress passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 93rd year.

Dear mother of John Childress (Gail) and Nancy Kortekaas (Bert); devoted Grandmother of Robert Kortekaas and Katherine Kortekaas and adoring Great-Grandmother of Chelsey Milton.

Survived by sisters Geraldine Woolacott, Joan Hanaka, and Marianne Wannamaker (Lyle) as well as many cherished nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Eleanor was predeceased her parents John Hanaka and Mary Hanaka (Skrok); sister Dorothy Kubicki (late Walt); brother Norman Hanaka (Anne) and nephew Michael Woolacott.

Eleanor had a special place in her heart for the wonderful folks at the Oshawa John Street Adult Day Program. They helped make her last years fun.

Thank you to them from all of her family.

In memory of Eleanor, memorial donations to the Oshawa John Street Seniors Centre Pay It Forward program would be greatly appreciated.

To celebrate Eleanor’s life, we invite you to join us where we will be gathering at the Morris Funeral Chapel, Bowmanville on Sunday April 28th 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.