Eleanor Davis Duhnkrack
Eleanor Davis Duhnkrack, 87, of Stamford, CT, formerly of Brooklyn, CT, passed away on Monday morning, February 20, 2017 at her residence.
Eleanor was born in Somerville, MA on March 21, 1929. She graduated from Somerville High School in 1947. She also graduated from Emerson College, Boston, MA with a Bachelor of Arts degree, in the class of 1951 and a Master’s degree from Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY in the class of 1977.
She worked as a Reading Specialist in the Killingly Public School System in Danielson, CT from 1978 to 1997.
Eleanor served as a church lector at Our Lady of LaSalette church in Brooklyn, CT and as Scholarship Chairman at the Windham Tolland Retired Teachers Association. In addition, she was a member of the Emma Rogers Society of MIT, a member of Kappa Delta Pi, the Honor Society in Education, the International Reading Association and Manhattan College Reading Council.
She was predeceased by her husband George B. Duhnkrack; a daughter, Ellen Mary; a brother, Lt. George C. Davis, Jr. and two sisters, Miriam Govoni of Duxbury, MA and Ruth L. Davis of Cambridge, MA. She is survived by her daughter Margaret Clark and son-in-law Brian Clark of Rye Brook, NY. She also has two grandchildren, Ellen Mary Clark and Emma Marie Clark.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at our Lady of LaSalette Church, Brooklyn, CT. Burial will follow in Westfield Cemetery, Danielson. There are no calling hours. Tillinghastfh.com
Published in GreenwichTime on Feb. 23, 2017
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