GOSHEN — Eleanor Mae Trommsdorff, a Goshen resident, passed away peacefully of natural causes while at New London Hospital, Thursday evening, Nov. 21, 2019. Eleanor is survived by her brother Harold Barker Jr. of Florida; her loving son Mark Trommsdorff, grandson Stephen Trommsdorff, both of Florida; and granddaughter Stephanie Homburg of Wisconsin. She had three great-grandchildren, namesake June Eleanor Trommsdorff of Florida, AJ and Sam Homburg of Wisconsin. Eleanor was predeceased by her parents, Harold and Lucy Barker, and sister Mary Barker, all of Goshen; her husband Fred Trommsdorff of Goshen; and her daughter Linda Trommsdorff of Pennsylvania. Eleanor was a graduate of UNC at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and retired from Sears and Roebuck after more than 20 years running the shipping and receiving department at one of the largest Sears stores in the country in Hicksville, New York, on Long Island. Eleanor moved to Goshen to care for her elderly parents and sister and was soon after joined by husband Fred after his retirement from Eastern Air Lines after nearly 40 years. Eleanor became a resident of Horseshoe Pines Assisted Living Facility in Goshen in 2015, where she happily spent the last four years in a caring and loving family environment. Eleanor was an active member of the Goshen Community Church, the DAR and the Little Red Schoolhouse Society. She participated in the restoration of the Goshen Grange Hall. She was a lifetime alumnus supporter of UNC. Eleanor was a very loving and caring daughter, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, as well as a friend to everyone she met. She maintained many lifetime relationships through visits and correspondence with people all over the country. She was a very quiet person, well-known and loved for her generosity, big heart, quick wit and intelligence. She will be missed by many. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Goshen Community Church between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome donations to one of the following: Goshen Community Church, 34 Brook Road, Goshen, NH 03752; or Lake Sunapee Hospice and VNA, P.O. Box 2209, New London, NH 03257. The family wishes to thank and acknowledge The Goshen Community Church congregation, Horseshoe Pines Assisted Living in Goshen, Lake Sunapee Hospice and VNA, and especially, the many friends who have helped and supported her and the family for many years.

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