Eleanor Wickham AGE: 82 • Mount Laurel Eleanor Wickham, 82, transitioned from this world after a short illness on October 14, 2016 while surrounded by her loving family at Virtua Hospital in Mt. Holly, NJ. Eleanor was born September 29, in Bronx, NY and lived in Teaneck, NJ before moving to Mount Laurel, NJ 20 years ago. Eleanor was employed by the Teaneck school system as a secretary so that she could be off from work when her children were off from school. She later became a secretary at other companies including Unilever. Anyone/everyone knowing Eleanor was drawn to her smile, and love of helping others. She was happiest when with her family and sharing her gifts and talents. She loved having family over and cooking for all of the BIG holidays. Eleanor loved sewing, cooking and crafts. You could find her in a craft store walking through the aisles and helping others with difficulties they had in their crafts. She leaves to celebrate her life, son Reginald (Trudy) and daughter Theresa Marie (Robert); sister-in-law, Esther; an adopted family Martina (Vincent), their children Lindsey (Ben), Ashley and Marcus who were her "grandchildren"; her adopted brother, Foster Henry; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Wednesday, October 19th from 9:30 to 10:30 AM immediately followed by a funeral service, both at the Mount Laurel Home for Funerals, 212 Ark Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ. Interment will be at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made directly to the family c/o Mt. Laurel Home for Funerals.
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