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“Denise and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Aunt Eleanor and Uncle Don have always been a family favorite. What a beautiful, long life she had....Read More ยป
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“My condolences to Denise and family on the passing of Eleanor. She was a fine lady and she will be missed. ”
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“I remember going to pick flowers at her house and just going for a visit. She will be missed. ”
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HOWLAND: Eleanor M. Barnum, 98, passed away July 17, 2017 at Burbank Parke Care Center in Burbank, OH. Eleanor was born on July 14, 1919 in Mineral Ridge to William & Marie (Bowen) Young. She graduated from Niles McKinley High School in 1937. On August 28, 1940 she was united in marriage to Donald Barnum by Rev. Robert Taylor at Howland Community Church. She worked in the credit department of Sears for 21 years before working in payroll for Columbia Iron & Metal. She retired in 1982. Eleanor was a faithful member of Howland Community Church for 78 years and served as a Deaconess Emeritus. She was a member of Howland Homemakers and a past president of the Howland Volunteer Fireman Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, sending greeting cards and loved being around people. Visitation will be held on Sunday July 23rd from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Lane Funeral Homes; Warren Location, 180 Garfield Dr. NE. A funeral service will be held at Howland Community Church; 198 Niles Cortland Rd, Howland, at 11:00 a.m. on Monday July 24th. The family will receive friends at church for an hour prior to the service. Eleanor is survived by her daughter Denise (John) Morfchak of Lodi; her grandsons John D. (Katie) Morfchak and Jared Morfchak all of Wadsworth; her brothers Edward (Joann) Young and Robert (Marlyne) Young and her sister June Orwig as well as many nieces & nephews. Eleanor was preceded her in death by her husband Donald on August 12, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her sister Dorothy Akins and her brothers Harry & William Young. A Please visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com where you can leave condolences for the family. Memorial donations in honor of Eleanor may be made to the Howland Community Church.