FRAMINGHAM – Eleanor M. (Dellepigne) Pendergast, 92, a longtime resident of Framingham, formerly of Waltham, died early Sunday morning, January 21, 2018.
Born in Waltham, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Maria (Sauro) Dellepigne.
She was raised with her 4 sisters on a farm in Waltham.
Educated in Waltham schools, she later worked at the Waltham Watch Factory.
After marrying and starting her family, she eventually settled in Framingham.
A kind and generous person, she was a dedicated homemaker who excelled in baking and gardening. Many neighbors were the recipients of her cookies and brownies over the years, as well as parish bake sales and family events. More importantly, she was always willing to give her time to help family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Kathleen M. Pendergast Myers & her husband Carl Myers of Framingham, Doreen A. Pendergast of Framingham, and Lawrence J. Pendergast & his wife Tammy of Trumball, CT, her granddaughters, Laura & Haley, her former husband, Matthew R., her sisters, Emilia Warren of Waltham, Dora Jasset of Needham, and Yolanda Antico of Waltham, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Robert M., and her sister, Edith Jacobs.
Family and friends will honor and remember Eleanor’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln Street in Framingham, on Tuesday January 23 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. George Church, 74 School St., Saxonville, on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Interment will follow in St. Stephen Cemetery.