LOWERY, Martha Eleanor, 93, of Toronto, OH, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2012 at her home.
Eleanor was born August 20, 1919 in Punxsutawney, PA, daughter of the late George and Martha Schurr McElhoes.
Eleanor was a member of the Riverview United Methodist Church in Toronto, OH, a former member of Dyer Country Club and the Ohio Bowling Association. She was formerly employed by the G.C. Murphy Co. and Welsh's Drug Store both in Toronto. Eleanor loved the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Pittsburgh Steelers and taking trips to Mountaineer Resort.
In addition to her parents, Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. Lowery who passed away March 1, 2002; her brother, Robert McElhoes; sister, Anna Mae Hoffman; infant brother, Jay; son-in-law, Gary Fisher.
Eleanor leaves behind her children, son, James (Carol) Lowery of Lake Forest, CA; daughter, JoLynn Fisher and her companion Todd Firm of Toronto, OH; son, Thomas D. (Sondra) Lowery of Toronto, OH; her grandchildren, David, Kristen and Janelle, Travis and Tim, Jay and Jessica; her great-grandchildren, Drew, Jacob, Tyler, Britton, Jack, Emma and Mason.
There will be a Memorial Service for Eleanor held on Tuesday, December 18 at 11 a.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto, OH.
There will be an hour of visitation held from 10 a.m. until time of the Service. Rev. William Hibbs and Pastor Josh Elliott will officiate the service.
Memorial donations may be made in Eleanor's memory to the Riverview United Methodist Church, 105 North River Ave., Toronto, OH 43964. www.jefosterfh.com.