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BRUNSWICK — Eleanor L. Jaques, 93, died Nov. 30 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born on Nov. 15, 1919, in Milford, Mass., the daughter of Roy and Henrietta Pettingill Dunton.
She graduated from Milford High School, and on Jan. 20, 1941, she married Laurence S. Jaques. In 1958, the Jaques family moved to Brunswick, where Eleanor worked as a librarian in area public schools and at the public library.
She was an active member of both the Milford and Brunswick communities. She also was very active in parish life at St. Charles Borromeo Church, and was a founder of People Plus and Brunswick Meals on Wheels.
Jaques enjoyed watching the Red Sox and loved to celebrate being Irish by organizing an annual St. Patrick’s Day party at the library.
She is survived by a sister, Leah H. Robinson, of Chesterfield, Va.; a daughter, Cheryl Ann Jaques, of Hugo, Minn.; two sons, Richard Laurence Jaques, of Stockton, Mo., and David Michael Jaques, of Saco; a niece and godchild, Patricia White, of Chesterfield, Va.; seven grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held Dec. 5 at St. Charles Borromeo Church-All Saints Parish in Brunswick. Interment beside her husband will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Brunswick.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Charles Borromeo Church-All Saints Parish, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, ME 04011, or to the Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011.
Memorial condolences may be expressed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com.
Eleanor L. Jaques