Celebrating the life of Eleanor L. Miner
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Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late William and Eleanor (Gormley) Corkery. She lived in Providence for the past 23 years, previously living in Tiverton.
She was an elementary school teacher in Warwick and then Providence retiring in 1988. Prior to teaching she was a Registered Nurse working in Providence and New York.
She was a graduate of Manhattenville College and received a Master's degree in Counseling from Providence College.
Eleanor was an active parishioner of St. Raymond’s Church, where she served as a Eucharistic minister. She had also volunteered at Tockwotton home. She enjoyed sailing with her husband and traveling with the “Road Scholars.”
She was dedicated to her nieces and nephews, the Corkery, Reischl, Marks, Piette and Gallagher families. She was predeceased by her brother William Corkery and by her sisters Rosalie Reischl, Jean Mullen, Phyllis Marks, and Alice Piette.
The funeral will be held Friday at 9:45 from the Monahan Drabble Sherman Funeral Home, 230 Waterman St., Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am in St Raymond’s Church, 1240 North Main St., Providence. Calling hours Thursday 4-7pm. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to St. Raymond’s Church, 2 Matilda St., Providence, R.I. 02904.
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