Eleanor B. Spencer, 91, passed away at her home in Perkinsville on Thursday evening, Dec. 15, 2016.
She was born Jan. 4, 1925, in Barnard, Vermont, the daughter of Roy H.
II and Hazel (Badger) Barnes. She attended schools in Woodstock,
graduating from Woodstock High School.
On June 21, 1951, she married Leslie O. Spencer in North Pomfret,
Vermont. He predeceased her on April 23, 1990.
She worked as a telephone operator in Woodstock, a secretary, a cook for
the hot lunch program at the Perkinsville School and as a seamstress
from her home in Perkinsville for many years.
Eleanor enjoyed nature, walking and caring for her flower gardens.
She is survived by two daughters Nancy Bladyka and her husband, Paul J.,
of Springfield, Mary Jane Tetreault of Perkinsville; two grandsons
Tyler Bladyka and his wife, Jennifer, and Jesse Bladyka and his wife,
Michelle; also by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; one daughter, Victoria;
son-in-law Jeffrey Tetreault; three brothers Charles Barnes and his
wife, Cecilia, Wesley Barnes and Roy H. Barnes III; and by one sister,
Hazel Barnes Dana.
Friends may call at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield on
Wednesday evening, Dec. 21, from 6 to 7 p.m. A memorial service will be
held at 7 p.m. Reverend Lucile Grambling will officiate.
Burial will be in the Grout Cemetery in Perkinsville in the Spring.
Contributions may be made in her memory to the Vermont Food Bank, 33
Parker Road, Wilson Industrial Park, Barre, VT 05641 or at