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Eleanor Waitt 1911 - 2008

Eleanor Waitt

Eleanor Waitt

Eleanor Waitt, 97, of Cottonwood, died Oct. 15, 2008. Eleanor was born in Medford, Mass., on Nov. 10, 1911, to Arthur Lester and Annie Laura (Bryant) Clark.

Eleanor had the privilege of being a housewife, mother and homemaker. She fulfilled those roles with tenderness and love and it was revealed through her daily dedication. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother.

She was married to the late Howard 'Gus' Waitt and had four children.

She was a lover of all animals; she loved going to church, her favorite flowers were roses, and she enjoyed playing bingo. Eleanor was also a people-oriented individual who touched many lives with her fun-loving spirit.

Eleanor leaves behind two sons, John D. Waitt (Carole) of Lake Worth, Fla., and Clark B. Waitt (Paula) of Elma, Wash.; her daughter, Cheryl P. Chamberlain (Pete) of Cornville; two brothers, Frank Clark of Beverly, Mass., and Edward Clark (Fran) of Wenham, Mass.; her sister, Elsie Desmarais of Lake Worth, Fla.; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A Memorial Service will be held in her honor at some later date at the First Baptist Church in Beverly, Mass., where she was an active member while residing there.

Memorial Donations can be sent to: First Baptist Church, 221 Cabot St., Beverly MA 01915.

An online guestbook is available at

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