March 1, 1949 - April 8, 2021 (age 72)
YOUNGSTOWN — Eleanore Carol Whitfill, 72, passed away unexpectedly April 8 at St. Elizabeth Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Eleanore was born March 1, 1949 in Youngstown, the daughter of Thomas and Helen White Varner.
A graduate of East High School, Eleanore was a woman of faith who loved God.
She had a strong work ethic who took pride in her work as a caregiver to the elderly.
She was compassionate and caring not only in her role as caregiver, but to her siblings, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Eleanore enjoyed shopping and swimming. She loved spending time with her family.
She will be deeply missed by her children Diana (Marcus Baldwin) Mattie, Lora (Michael) McGlynn and Helen (David) Zimmerman; grandchildren Lloyd, Melissa, Lisa, Heather, Jennifer, Jody, Jessica, Joseph and David; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Thomas Varner and Robert Varner; sisters Kathleen Snovak and Nancy Brunetti; and granddaughter Christa.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at Lane Funeral Homes-Austintown Chapel Thursday (April 22) from 4 to 5 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 5 p.m..
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