Eleanor B. Hemenway

West Lebanon, N.H. — Eleanor B. Hemenway, 91, passed away at Genesis Healthcare in Lebanon, N.H., on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.

She was born on Feb. 6th, 1922, in St. Johnsbury, Vt., to the late Levi & Electa (Daniels) Wills.

Eleanor had lived on Lake Willoughby in Westmore, Vt., and attended schools in St. Johnsbury and Orleans.

She had been living in Lebanon, N.H. since 1941, and was married to Merritt E. Hemenway.

Eleanor was employed at Dartmouth College in the Admission Office for 20 years, where she enjoyed working with her niece Barbara Talbert.

During her retirement years she spent winters in Vero Beach, Fla., and summers on Lake Mascoma, where she enjoyed spending time with her niece Cindy Halleran and her husband George.

She was an avid reader and enjoyed her many trips over to England to visit her good friend Jenny Pickford.

She is survived by three sons, Donald M. Hemenway, of West Lebanon, David C. Hemenway, of Wolfeboro, N.H., and Stephen M. Hemenway, of Lebanon; a daughter, Janice H. Greene, of West Lebanon; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband; two brothers, Walter Wills and Robert Wills; and her sister, Eudora Longley.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to The Upper Valley Humane Society, 300 Old Route 10 Enfield, NH 03748.

As per her wishes there will be no calling hours or memorial service. Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory in Lebanon assisted the family with arrangements.