ROSS; Eleanor Lily nee Brooks. Eleanor passed away peacefully on the 26th of January, 2013 at the age of 94. She was born on the 20th of October, 1918 in Mansfield, England. In 1922 her family moved to Canada where they lived in Edmonton until relocating to Aldergrove in 1935. Later, Eleanor moved to Vancouver and worked at the Boeing plant where she met and then married the love of her life, Wilfred. After staying home to raise her family, she worked at the Vancouver General Hospital. In 1987, Eleanor moved to Chilliwack to be closer to her family. She enjoyed her many pets, gardening, birds, reading, and needlework. Eleanor was predeceased by Wilfred, her husband of 31 years; daughter, Gayle; and brothers: Arthur and George Brooks.
She is survived by her son Doug (Elaine); daughter, Donna-May; grandchildren: Tanya (Jerry Black), Randy, Kara, great-grandson Ethan, and sister Mary. The family wishes to thank Dr. Noble, Dr. Bartel, and the staff of the Cascade Lodge for their kindness to and care of our mother. By request there will be a private family graveside service.