Geneseo: Eleanor passed peacefully on February 25, 2019, surrounded by her family, at age 87. Predeceased by her parents John and Sadie De Vries and her brother Melvin De Vries. Survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Garry Van De Weert and children; Elaine (Jack) Malda of Cato, Garry (Joan) Van De Weert of Goshen, Cheryl (Peter) Schwarz of Newburgh, Sandra (Edward) Dykshoorn of Odessa, Roy (Henrietta) Van De Weert of Goshen, Darlene (Douglas) De Vries of MI, James (Rosemary) Van De Weert and David Van De Weert all of Geneseo; 25 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; siblings, Henry De Vries, Theresa Van Der Ploeg, and Anna Mae (Martin) Van De Weert. Also survived many nieces and nephews, her church family at the East Palmyra Christian Reformed Church, and many friends.
Family and friends may call on Friday, March 1, 2019, from 2-4pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Livonia, NY. On Saturday, March 2, 2019 family and friends may call from 10-11am at the East Palmyra Christian Reformed Church, 2057 Port Gibson Road, Palmyra, NY where Eleanor’s Funeral Service will be held at 11am, following the calling hours. Burial will follow at East Palmyra Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Eleanor’s Memory to the East Palmyra Christian School, 2023 Port Gibson Road, Palmyra, NY 14522 or the Lima Christian School, 1574 Rochester Street, Lima, NY 14485.
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