Peacefully with loved ones by her side at Stedman-Hankinson House on Saturday January 18, 2020. Eleanor Ritchie (nee Brooks) of Mount Vernon in her 70th year. Beloved wife of Lorne for 49 years. Dearly loved mom of Mark (Nicole), Kevin (Marlo), Lesley (Bob), and step mother to Robbie and Tracey. Cherished grandma of Taylor, Maggie, Sawyer, Addison, Tate, Chrissy, Lindsay, and Justin. Survived by her sister and best friend Bonnie Hewitson and brother John Brooks. Predeceased by her parents Mark and Hazel Brooks, and five brothers. Eleanor will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by many family and friends.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Eleanor’s Life will take place at the Odd Fellow Hall, 39 Johnson Road, Brantford, Ontario on February 2, 2020 from 1 to 4 pm. As expression of sympathy, donations in Eleanor’s memory may be made to Stedman-Hankinson House, Keith Ovington 519-449-1112 www.keithovington.ca
The immediate family will be forever grateful for all the loving support provided to Eleanor during her final days from family, friends, and especially the staff and volunteers at Stedman-Hankinson house.