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Eleanor Showell

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Eleanor (Knapp) Showell

June 13, 1944 – November 18, 2020

After a courageous 9 month battle with cancer, passing peacefully at home with her family by her side holding her tight.  It is with great sadness in our hearts we announce the passing of our amazing, strong, incredible mother Eleanor Showell.  Loving mother to Tracey Paterson (Adam) and Kelley Douglas (Derek). She was the proud and adored nana to Colby, Corbin, Rhonin and Payton.  Greatly loved sister, sister in law, aunt, cousin and wife.  Eleanor was predeceased by her Husband Bruce Showell, Parents Arnold & Lila Knapp, In-laws Austin and Esther Showell, and Brother-in-Laws Bob Showell, Ken Showell and Rick Clark.

Cremation has taken place.  Private interment will be held at the Chesley Cemetery.  Celebration of Life to be held in 2021 Covid permitting.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to St. Marks Lutheran Church, Chesley, Ontario would be appreciated. 

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Christine Wasielewski
December 1, 2020

I want you to know I am thinking of you and what you and your family must be going through right now. I am very sad to hear about Eleanor’s passing.

Eleanor always had a smile. She was a wonderful, beautiful woman with the kindest, caring, loving heart. She was a true friend, and she will truly be missed.

My deepest condolences to Trace and Kelley and all the family.

Dianne King
November 30, 2020

Sincere Condolences to Murray and Kathy Knapp and their family and Shirley Clarke and her family in the loss of Eleanor. She will be missed.

Brent Douglas
November 27, 2020

Condolences to family, I have fond memories of meeting the Showell family many years ago in Puerto Plata.

Brent, Sophie Douglas and family

Doug and Bonnie Sacks
November 27, 2020

Our Deepest Sympathy to all of the Family❤

Beatrice Bell Sacks
November 27, 2020

I an so sorry to hear of Eleanor’s passing, My sympathy to her family.

Beatrice Bell Sacks
November 27, 2020

I am so sorry to hear about Eleanor. My condolences to her family.

Merv and Marj Blake
November 27, 2020

May “GODS” comforting “PEACE” be in all your hearts as you ponder those precious moments, hold them close they will last forever

Sean Showell
November 26, 2020

Love you Aunt Eleanor. After Uncle Bruce and my dad passed away you were always doing things to keep our family close and together. I am so thankful for those family reunions at your camp that allowed us all to get together and catch up and laugh and miss those that we love. We will see each other again, but please say hi to my dad, Uncle Bruce and the rest of the family in the meantime.

Holly Humphreys
November 26, 2020

My sincere condolences to your family. God Bless and cherish the great memories

Gail Fritsch
November 26, 2020

My condolences to the whole Knapp family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tammy Legacy
November 26, 2020

Thoughts and prayers to the family at this very sad time.

Jim and Yvonne Witzke
November 26, 2020

Our sincere sympathy to Eleanor’s family, she was a kind and caring lady and will be missed by many! You are in our prayers!

Ron Gage
November 26, 2020

My sincere condolences to Trace and Kelley and extended family. I have many fond memories of Eleanor as she was an extremely close friend to my mother.

Bill Uhrig
November 26, 2020

Sad to hear of the loss of another cousin may our loving God give her peace and hold her family close and guide them through this very difficult time.
Peace and love to all.
Bill Uhrig
My mother was Mabel Lange a sister of Laura Lange Pegelo

Dorothy (Pegelo) Bell
November 26, 2020

My sympathy to Shirley Clarke, Murray and Kathy Knapp on the passing of their sister. I have many fond memories of times spent with my cousin Eleanor.

April wilson
November 26, 2020

My dearest sympathy

Jill Traynor
November 26, 2020

So very sad to hear of the loss of Eleanor/ “Nana”. Such sweet memories of Eleanor and the love she had for her family. Thinking of you and sending big hugs and prayers at this sad time. Jill & Warren and family

Maxine Oulds-McNulty
November 26, 2020

My deepest sympathies to the family on the passing of Aunt Eleanor. She will be missed dearly. The family reunions that were held at the family home are some of my best memories.

Lee Mink
November 26, 2020

My symparhy to Brad, Shirley and all the family. She was a great neighbor at Cedar Rail, She willbe missed,

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