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Eleanor A. Knorr

December 28, 1935 — March 11, 2017

Eleanor A. Knorr

Eleanor A. (Barton) Knorr, age 81, 500 W. Third St., Bloomsburg, died at 11:56 p. m. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where she was admitted earlier in the day. She was in failing health since August, 2016.

Born in Bloomsburg on December 28, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Caleb F,. and Catherine (Hughes) Barton. She was a lifelong resident of Bloomsburg and a 1953 graduate of Bloomsburg High School.

Eleanor was employed by Dillon Floral Corp. for a number of years, later she worked at the former Hills Department Store at the Columbia Mall and last at Staff Builders in Danville.

She enjoyed playing bingo, doing word search puzzles and especially the companionship of her dog, Elvis.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Knorr on October 21, 1997; by three brothers: Donald Barton; William Barton; John “Jack” Barton; and by a sister, Mary Catherine Barton.

Surviving are two daughters: Deborah L. Drumheller and Lynn E., wife of  William Fisher, all of Bloomsburg; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held from the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg, with the Rev. Gordon E. Smith, pastor of St. John Lutheran Church, Espy, officiating. Interment will follow in New Rosemont Cemetery, Espy. There will be no viewing.

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