Private burial has taken place for Eleanor B. Smith who passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011, at a local hospital. Eleanor was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on May 24, 1912, to Joseph Leo and Mary Kruzek Beck. She was a 50-year member of the Eastern Star Stone City Chapter 325.
She had also worked for Richard Distributing Company for more than 40 years. Eleanor had many interests in life but loved to play cards, mostly bridge, and to travel.
She had no immediate family, but is survived by two cousins, Nancy Ferreri and Robert B. Verna. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry may be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.