Eleanor Purvis

Obituary of Eleanor M. Purvis

Eleanor M. Purvis passed away on January 31st at Atria Senior Living in Salisbury, MD. She celebrated her 98th birthday on January 16th.   Eleanor lived in Pennsauken, NJ with her husband, the late Garland “Lee” Purvis.


She was an active and involved member at Woodbine Swim Club and served as support staff at Pennsauken High Adult School.


She is survived by her daughter Janet Purvis Stiegler and husband Gary Stiegler of Salisbury, Md. and her son, Dr. Kenneth Purvis and wife, Denise of Ligonier, Pa; grandsons Ryan Purvis of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Lance Purvis of Wilton, NY and granddaughter Lauren Purvis of Philadelphia, Pa. and granddaughter, Cherry Conley of Salisbury and grandsons Dr. Brian Stiegler of Salisbury and Derik Stiegler of Mt Laurel, NJ and 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and one great great grandson.


Eleanor was predeceased by her husband Lee and her son Barton J. Purvis.  Funeral arrangements will be private.


Those wishing to remember Eleanor are asked to make contributions to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.


Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804.  Please visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.

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