Eleanor Mildred Davis, 95, of Marlborough and formerly of Long Island, N.Y. widow of the late Raymond Davis, passed away peacefully Monday (Sept. 3, 2018) at the Marlborough Health and Rehab Center. Born Jan. 16, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Marie (Palace) Schelski.
Mrs. Davis had worked as a secretary, owned two businesses and was an office administrator for many years before her retirement. After moving to Marlborough, she attended both the Marlborough Congregational Church as well as the Senior Center. Eleanor was an avid quilter and was most notably known for her “crazy quilts”.
She leaves her four children, Keith Ripka, Valerie Schaus and her husband, Stephen, of Charlestown, RI, Clyde Ripka and his wife, Kristin, of Holmes, NY and Audrey Negron and her husband, Stephen of Brooklyn, NY; 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Care of private arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester.