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Eleanor Louise Cheffy

April 23, 1939 - October 5, 2018

Eleanor Louise Cheffy, 79, of Springfield, passed away Friday, October 5, 2018 at Regency Care. She was born April 23, 1939 in Springfield to William Henry and Eleanor (Longhta) Saunders. She married Edward Cheffy on March 12, 1955 and he preceded her in death on June 9, 2018.

Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Cheffy of Springfield; one son, Scott E. (Cary) Cheffy of Chatham; five grandchildren, Melissa, Brady, Jenna, Gavin, and Kendyl; and two great-grandchildren, Eli and Vada.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, William Saunders and one son, Robert Cheffy.

Eleanor was a lifelong resident of Springfield. She handled bookkeeping for Edward Cheffy Builders and also was a part-time Realtor.

Eleanor was an avid family photographer and home interior decorator. She loved quilting, landscaping, gardening, and reading. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Florida. She also loved taking care of her cat.

Memorial Gathering: 10 am – 12 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Memorial Service: 12 pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home –

Springfield with Reverend Nicole Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Berlin Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Research or APL.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Berlin Cemetery

Address:

, Berlin, IL,

Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Research or APL.


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