Eleanor Patrick Lenz

July 26, 1945 - November 22, 2017
Eleanor Patrick Lenz

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Williamsburg, VA

Eleanor Patrick Lenz, 72, went to her eternal home on November 22, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Patrick.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband, Gary; daughters: Mary Esther Martino (Frank), Gretchen Ridgely (Charles), Eleanor Anne Hughes (Jay); siblings: Mary Lou Carter, Carolyn Pellis and Gregory Patrick; and 9 grandchildren.

Eleanor was an adoring wife, mother, grandmother and a faithful member of Saint Bede Catholic Church for over 40 years. She attended the University of Pittsburgh and founded Mobile Safety Service. She was an avid golfer and tennis player and active member of the Kingsmill Ladies Golf and Tennis Associations.

A visitation will be held at Bucktrout Funeral Home in Williamsburg, VA on Monday, November 27th from 4-6 PM. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 28th at 11 AM at Saint Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg, Virginia.  Interment in Greensburg, PA will follow on December 1st. Online condolences may be shared at bucktroutfuneralhome.net. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eleanor’s memory to Saint Bede Catholic Church.


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  • November 27, 2017
    Pam Mt. Joy says:
    Remembering Eleanor so very fondly and know she is at peace after her difficult journey. Gary, you are in my prayers as well as your family and I send my deepest sympathy.

  • November 27, 2017
    Susan Vick says:
    We feel blessed to have known Mrs. Lenz. She always had a kind word and a beautiful smile. Grethen and family, may your wonderful memories uplift you today and in the months ahead. "Buck", Robert sends you a big bear hug. Robert, Susan, Lucy & Lauren Vick Quinton, Va

  • November 27, 2017
    Barb and Rich Jellison says:
    Eleanor was a beautiful and dear woman...keeping you all in our prayers

  • November 28, 2017
    Matthew and Stacey Gormley says:
    I will be always remember Mrs.Lenz's beautiful smile, and what a beautiful, sweet soul...and endless energy! Our love and prayers are with her family. Love, Stacey Gormley

  • November 28, 2017
    Betty Lewis says:
    So sad to hear about Eleanor. I enjoyed playing many years of tennis with her. She was always so kind and had a beautiful smile.