Obituary: Rock, Eleanor H.
Of Cheney, WA passed away April 8, 2012 at the Hospice House of Spokane.
Eleanor was born to Chester and Ella Hathaway at Beverly, MA on March 17, 1929. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Robert Hathaway, and is survived by her husband, Clifton and a sister and three brothers.
Eleanor graduated from Beverly High School with honors in 1947 and was employed as a corporate secretary and as a church secretary. She married Clifton B. Rock on July 10, 1948. In 1953 they moved to Boxford, MA where Eleanor worked as a medical secretary, town librarian, and volunteer in numerous community organizations.
The Rocks moved to Cheney, WA in 1996 where Eleanor became active in the Cheney Garden Club and the Library and also was very supportive of theater, music, and art programs in the surrounding area.
A memorial service will be held at the Cheney United Church of Christ, 423 N. 6th Street on April 28, 2012 at 2:00PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to EWU student scholarship funds for music,theater and art. Interment will be in the Washington State Veteran’s Cemetery at Medical Lake, WA at a later date.