Eleanor “Ellie” (Kramer) Cowan of Weedsport, NY passed away peacefully on May 20, 2023.
Eleanor was the youngest of four children born July 7, 1942, to the late Phillip and Frances Kramer.
Through her childhood years she was very active in 4H and was a distinguished Barrel Horse racer with her trusted horse Trixie. After graduation from Weedsport School, she traveled to NYC to pursue her nursing degree. Returning to the area where she worked as an OR nurse at Auburn Memorial. Pursuing interest in private duty and to retire from Auburn Correctional Facility. Over 60 years of being a nurse.
She is survived by her loving husband Joseph J. Cowan Jr. of 55 years. Daughters, Ellie (Wayne) Hunter, Lynette (Dennis) Murray. Her Grandchildren, Ciara Hunter, Dillon Hunter, McKayla Murray, Taylor Hunter, and Alexander “Alex” Murray. Her special Bingo friend Karen Walter.
In addition, she was predeceased by her sister Ann (Lawler) Swim, Niece Kathryn “Kathy” Lawler, Nephew Patrick Lawler. Brothers Steve and John Kramer.
In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Weedsport Fire Department in her memory.
If you have a dollar and a dream, go buy yourself a lottery ticket in her honor. Miss and love you terribly, you are forever in our hearts!
Calling hours for Eleanor will be held on Sunday, May 28th from 12pm-2pm in White Chapel Funeral Home, 2719 Erie Drive, Weedsport. A graveside service will take place on Friday, June 2nd at 10:15 am in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Auburn.
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