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Eleanor L. (Cowhig) Fielding

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, October 11th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) , REVERE, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for Eleanor L. (Cowhig) Fielding, who died at her Revere residence on Friday, October fielding-eleanor7th, following a brief illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, October 12th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass, in the Immaculate Conception Church, (Corner of Beach st.& Winthrop Ave.), Revere at 11:00 a.m.

Eleanor was a member of the one of the oldest settling families in Revere, who migrated from Ireland in the late 1880s & settled in the Proctor Ave. district of the city. Mrs. Fielding is one of the last survivors of that generation to be still living in the City. Born & raised in Revere, she was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1938. She began working for New England Tel & Tel and remained with them until retiring in Oct. of 1982. She worked with the system as a lead telephone operator in Revere and Malden. Mrs. Fielding was a devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish serving as a member of the Immaculata Guild & the Maria Assunta Guild. She & her late husband, Revere Fire Lt. Roger N. Fielding, who passed in January of 1999, were a popular couple in Revere’s social calendar.

She is the Cherished mother of Ellen Jane Stratton & her husband “Sandy” of Plymouth, Marion L. Farnham & husband Edward J. of Lynn & Dr. Roger A. Fielding, Ph. D & his wife Susan M. Blanchard of Pt. of Pines, Revere. She is the devoted grandmother of Michael N. Stratton & wife Stephanie of Hingham, Lupe E. Stratton of Plymouth, Ivonne E. Shea & husband John of Reading, Paige B. & Grace B. Fielding both of Pt. of Pines, Revere. Also lovingly survived by her 2 great-grandsons Michael N. & Matthew Stratton, both of Hingham, & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Dear sister of the late Revere Police Cpt. James R. Cowhig, Dennis P. & John P. Cowhig, Anna J. Russo, Marjorie E. McPike & Dorothy K. Spinazzola. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Visiting Hours

Tuesday, October 11th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, October 12th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O.Box 1000, Dept.142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

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  1. Michelle Turner
    Oct 11 2016

    Dearest Ellen and family,
    Sorry to hear of your mom/Nana’s passing. I feel like I knew this wonderful lady just because you loved her so much and always expressed it.
    Rest peacefully pretty lady.
    Michelle Turner

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