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Eleanor Burgoon

Obituary for Eleanor Burgoon

May 5, 2020


Eleanor Burgoon, age 89; on May 5, 2020 at Wesley Enhanced Nursing Home at Stapley of Germantown. She was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late James and Bertha Burgoon.

She was a retired Secretary who worked for many years at R.E. Carek Construction CO., for the city of Philadelphia in the Tax Office, and for the Philadelphia Stock Exchange.

Eleanor loved to watch ice skating, Lawrence Welk and game show reruns on TV. She enjoyed listening to music, going to parties and socializing and giving everyone snacks. Eleanor Loved all of her family and friends unconditionally. She loved going to chuch ; St.Helena's in Olney, to the casino, out to eat anywhere; especially Burger King, family outings, and shopping on 5th Street in Olney.

Eleanor will be sadly missed by her sister Betty Giordano, her many niece and nephews, and by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her sisters; Alice, Kay, Lillian Isabelle, and by her brothers James and Edward.

Due to current health mandates, her Interment will be private and a Memorial service for her will be scheduled and posted for a later date when the ability to gather will be allowed.

Memorial contributions in her name can be made to the charity of the donor's choice and flowers will be accepted when date of service is announced.

Family services provided by Geitner Givnish of Olney 6230 N. 5th Street Philadelphia, PA 19120

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