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Eleanor R. Needham

December 10, 1931 - April 8, 2017

Eleanor R. Needham, 85, passed away April 9, 2017. She is the daughter of the late Anothny and Jennie Ruski. Besides her parents she is predeceased by her loving husband, Henry Needham. Eleanor was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church in Hudson as well as belonging to numerous different clubs including: American Palaski Club in Holiday, past president of Better Business Women of America and past president of Tampa Bay Miniature Association in St. Pete.

She is survived by her 2 sons, Robert Kirkpatrick and his wife, Thomas Kirkpatrick and his wife, and sister, Helene Scagcetis of New Jersey.

A visitation will be held Tuesday from 10-11 am at First United Methodist Church Hudson. A service will follow at 11 am. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband at Florida National Cemetery.

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Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am


First United Methodist Church of Hudson

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


First United Methodist Church of Hudson

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