Eleanor Gertrude (Keyes) Hunt, 98, of Cromwell, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 in Cromwell. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah (Halloran) Keyes.
Eleanor has lived in Cromwell most of her life and was a member of Saint John Church. She graduated Buckley High School Class of 1940 and went on to graduate Hartford Secretarial School. She worked a short time at Aetna before working at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Hartford retiring after more than thirty years of service. For many years, Eleanor loved traveling, dancing and playing Bingo.
Eleanor is survived by her niece, Kathy Pugliese and her husband Tom of Old Lyme; great niece and nephews, Ben Pugliese and his fiancé Katie, Sara Pugliese and Jason Pugliese; her cousin, Judy Johnson of Cromwell and three very special friends, Michael, Mary Jo and Levi Flanagan of Cromwell.
Along with her parents, Eleanor was predeceased by her brother, Thomas R. Keyes.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 21st at 10:00 am at Saint John Church in Cromwell. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery in Portland. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eleanor's memory may be made to Saint John Church, 5 Saint John Court, Cromwell, CT 06416. Cromwell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com
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