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Eleanor Mullaney

August 13, 1938 ~ December 7, 2019 (age 81)


Eleanor Mullaney, 81, of Milford, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2019. She was born on August 13, 1938 in Manhattan, NY to the late Joseph and Josephine Stekel.

Eleanor retired after 30 years of dedicated service from Metro-North Railroad as a much admired and loved employee. Ellie was the happiest when surrounded by her family. She was the “best grandmother” and greatly enjoyed Sunday dinner gatherings. Ellie was a volunteer in many capacities at St. Mary School, where she was lovingly known as “Grandma Ellie” by all the students. She was also involved in Bingo at St. Mary Church. Ellie enjoyed watching Westerns with her granddaughter, Kate, knitting and traveling with her best friend of many years, Joan. She loved her Doxie, Dee, who gave her so much joy. Ellie was selfless, caring and put everyone, especially family, above herself.

Eleanor leaves behind her sons, Jeffrey Mullaney and his wife Nancy and Kenneth Mullaney and his wife Dianna; granddaughters, Shannon, Keli and Megan Mullaney and Katherine A. Mullaney; and brother, Robert Stekel.

A Mass of Christian Burial be celebrated on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Church (Precious Blood Parish), 70 Gulf St., Milford, CT (MEET DIRECTLY AT CHURCH). Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Buckingham Ave., Milford, CT. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the CODY-WHITE FUNERAL HOME, 107 N. Broad St., Milford, CT. Contributions in Ellie’s memory may be made to The Humane Society of the United States, 1255 23rd St., NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC 20037.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
December 12, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cody-White Funeral Home
107 N. Broad Street
Milford, CT 06460

Mass of Christian Burial
December 13, 2019

10:30 AM
Saint Mary Church - Milford
70 Gulf Street
Milford, CT 06460

Interment following funeral service
December 13, 2019

Saint Mary Cemetery
Buckingham Ave.
Milford, CT 06460


The Humane Society of the United States
1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington DC 20037

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