Friday, 27 January 2017 14:41

Eleanor Stevens

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Eleanor Stevens, age 92, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 11, 1924 in Saratoga Springs, the daughter of the late Harmon Dewitt and Nellie Frith Dewitt. Eleanor was a homemaker; she loved her children, and had a mother’s special love for her family. Eleanor was always supportive and encouraging, always wise and kind, she was so proud of her family. She always saw the good in every person, and in any situation. As a homemaker, a devoted wife to the late Thomas Stevens, a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, she was strong, capable and tireless, always striving to make everything better. She enjoyed knitting and needle point, which she learned as a child from her mother. She also enjoyed quilting which she learned as an adult and she was a member of the Piecemakers Quilting and the Wings Falls Quilting group in which she won 1st place for one of the quilts she made. As she held all of us in her heart, she will live in a special place in all of our hearts forever, as an extraordinarily loving and gracious woman. Eleanor is survived by her sons, Thomas Stevens (Barbara), Timothy Stevens (Nancy); grandchildren, Frank Dennison (Fatima), Jason Stevens (Amy), Erin Gearing (Zachary), Megan Stevens; great-grandchildren, Kenneth, Jordan, and Jane. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Thomas Stevens who passed away in 2015 and her parents. Donations in Eleanor’s name may be made to Community Hospice, 179 Lawrence St. in Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Interment will be at North Milton Cemetery in the spring. If you wish to express your online condolences or view the Obituary, please visit our website at www.compassionatefuneralcare.com
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