Eleanor's Story

MONTROSE, CO - Eleanor G. Savoy, age 81, of Montrose died peacefully Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Montrose Memorial Hospital. Eleanor was born September 4, 1934 to Herbert and Maude (Hoyt) Gough in Mapleton, Maine. There she received her education and graduated high school.

Eleanor married Maynard J. Savoy on June 30, 1962. They moved to Houlton, Maine from Mapleton in 1969 where they resided until retirement in 2005. The family moved to Montrose in 2005 to be closer to family and made their home until Eleanor's time of death. She loved spending time with family and her grandchildren. That time was special, and she will be missed.

Survivors include her husband, Maynard of Montrose; two children Steve (Sue) Savoy of Montrose and Leanne (Eric) Williams of Duanesburg, New York; two sisters Alice (LeRoy) Shepard of Mapleton, Maine and Margaret (Marshall) Savoy of Presque Isle, Maine; four grandchildren Tyler Williams, Erika, Anthony and Brandon Savoy; one great-granddaughter Madeline Rose. Eleanor was preceded in death by her brother Arnold Gough.

A visitation for family and friends will be Monday, February 1st from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm prior to the service. A Celebration of Eleanor's Life will be held on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow the service at Grand View Cemetery, west of Montrose. Condolences may be sent to: www.crippinfuneralhome.com.

Crippin Funeral Home in Montrose is in charge of arrangements.
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