Eleanor Louise Schmuck
March 31, 1935 - April 3, 2022
At her residence, on Sunday, April 3, 2022, Mrs. Eleanor Louise (Mitchell) Schmuck, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, at the age of 87 years. Loving wife of 61 years to John F. Schmuck (2018). Eleanor was born to Claude and Lily Mitchell in Belleville, Ontario, on March 31, 1935. She moved to London to pursue a career in nursing in 1953, graduating from the Victoria Hospital School of Nursing in 1956. She practised nursing until starting a family in 1958. Loved by her children: John Jr. (Julie Conboy), Susan Schmuck (Steve Dinel), Jo-Ann Hill (Kevin) and Michelle Fitzgerald (Shawn). Dear Grandma/Nana to Jamie (Brianne), Lisa Kloth (Brian), Trevor, Stephanie, Matthew, Callie Dawson (Ryan), Meagan Hill (Travis Barton), Jennifer McCafferty (Eric), Daniel and Jacob. Loving Great-Grandma to Jayden, Madison, Kaitlyn, Sofia, Evalina, Sophia, Owen, Spencer, Allison and Maggie May. Survived by her loving brothers: Robert Mitchell (Joan), Jim Mitchell (the late Louise) of Belleville. Predeceased by her brother Jack Mitchell (the late Mary). Eleanor enjoyed time in her garden, walking with friends, and was a passionate reader (especially murder mysteries). Cremation has taken place. A memorial visitation will be held at Northview Funeral Chapel, 1490 Highbury Avenue North, on Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Private family inurnment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Eleanor and her family wish to thank Mike and Liz, and Kirby and Corrine, for being such wonderful neighbours and friends. Our heartfelt thank you to Mom’s caregivers: Dr. McKeough, Amanda Miotto, Sarah McDevitt, Sarah Pfau, Maddy and Lisa. You helped our Mom to achieve her desire to be in her home. Thank you for your professionalism and compassion. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Eleanor are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program.
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My sincere condolences 🙏. It's heart breaking to loose our parents. Remember the beautiful memories it helps. Rest in peace Mrs. Schmuck.
I am so sorry to hear of your mom's (grandma's) passing ... my dad always enjoyed his chats with both your parents when he toddled down the street on his daily walks. Your mom was always gracious and welcoming to me as kid and whenever our paths crossed in later years - she was truly a lovely person. I'm sure your hearts are aching right now ... but know she is at peace and will no doubt check in on you from time to time - mom's have a way of doing that.
I truly understand what you are feeling. Treasure the good memories and share your stories of your mom and dad. Eleanor was a wonderful person who enjoyed her walks and talking with the neighbours.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you grieve the loss of Eleanor. Eleanor was a cherished friend of ours for many years. We will miss her a great deal. We enjoyed all our visits over the years and her stories she shared of her family clearly showed how much she loved each of you and how proud she was of her family.
Services for Eleanor Louise Schmuck
Memorial Visitation will be held at:
Northview Funeral Chapel
1490 Highbury Avenue North,
April 7, 2022 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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