Eleanor Pauline Kaye
Eleanor Pauline Kaye, 89, of Main Street, West Middlesex, died on Thursday morning (Jan. 16, 2020) at UPMC Horizon Hospital.
She was born on Oct. 24, 1931, in Hickory Township (now Hermitage) to Michael and Anna Tkach Antus.
She married John Edward Kaye on Nov. 22, 1958, and he preceded her in death in 1974.
Eleanor was a graduate of Hickory High School in 1950 and Sharon School of Nursing in 1954. She was a pediatric nurse at Sharon General Hospital during her career.
Eleanor was an active member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, West Middlesex. She also belonged to the Women's Club of West Middlesex.
Eleanor loved baking and taking care of her family and friends.
Survivors include: a daughter, Lorraine "Lorrie" Kaye (Ronald) Lester of Erie; a son, John E. Kaye of Greenville; three grandchildren, Joshua Kaye, Ronnie Lester and Linden Lester; and one brother, Pete Antus of Hermitage.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: three brothers, George, Mike and John Antus; and two sisters, Irene Valentine and Ann Koraus.

Eleanor Pauline, 89, of West Middlesex.
Calling hours: 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday (1-19-20) at the SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 3126 Main St., West Middlesex.
Mass of Christian burial: 11:30 a.m. Monday (1-20-20) at the Church of the Good Shepherd, West Middlesex, with Father Glenn Whitman officiating.
Interment: St. Ann Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on January 16, 2020


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Cynthia O'Leary Squeglia (Cindy)
Feb 01, 2020
I will always remember Ellie as one of my favorite co-workers, mentor, and friend. Her patience and sweet demeanor were much appreciated as she oriented me to pediatric nursing. She was a stellar role-model and great friend. After I moved to South Carolina we shared Christmas cards until a few years ago and kept up with our families activities. She loved her children and was so proud of them and her grand-children. You all were so lucky to have had her for your Mom. I picture her as an angel helping others to this day. I am sorry for your loss.
Denise King
Jan 20, 2020
Lorrie, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. May your memories bring you comfort in the times ahead. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
Pat Rettger
Jan 20, 2020
My thoughts and prayers for Eli's family. I worked with her at the hospital. She was an exceptional nurse.
Kara McGrath
Jan 20, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. We are all here at school to support you in any way that we can. May you always remember all the wonderful memories you have of your mom.
Ulie Wierbinski
Jan 19, 2020
Lorri and Ron, My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. May your mom always be in the presence of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Be safe driving back to Erie.
Marisa, Margaret, Diana & Daniel
Jan 19, 2020
Comfort food, kittens, warm summer breezes, words of wisdom and lots of love is how we will always remember Aunt Ellie.

She was a lady who's strength was unparalleled and I believe her legacy is her genuine selflesness and concern for others, which we should all pay forward to make this world an even better place to be.

We will love and miss you always, Aunt Ellie.
xoxo xoxo xoxo xoxo
Robin Stowe
Jan 18, 2020
Mrs. Kaye was a sweet, loving woman. She lived her life to the fullest. The world won’t be the same without her in it, she has made it a better place. She will be missed but never forgotten. My deepest sympathy for the family. Heaven has another beautiful angel 💕
Salvador, Alex and Angelica Valdez
Jan 18, 2020
Our most sincerely and deeply condolences, to all of you, sorry to hear . We will keep praying for you and her spirit
She will keep light us our lives.
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