Eleanor Lelli

Obituary of Eleanor Lelli

Eleanor (Letts) Lelli, 82, a lifelong resident of Vineland, passed away on March 24, 2017 at Juniper Village in Williamstown. Eleanor graduated from Vineland High School in 1952. In 1955, she married James H. Lelli and remained married until his passing in 2012. She worked for Bell Telephone as a telephone operator for many years; she then worked for the State of NJ in the Unemployment Office until her retirement in 1976. Eleanor loved animals more than anything, she enjoyed camping, nature hikes, taking pictures and going on long trips with her friends. She is survived by her son, Thomas Lelli & companion Keely Hunkins; sister, Loretta Harding; sister-in-law, Joyce Lelli; brothers-in-law and their wives, David & Karen Lelli and John & Debra Lelli; long time caregiver, Angela Anderson; nieces and nephews, Anna Marie Repko, Karen Mullica, Toni Tedesco Smith, Paul, Daniel, Diane, Stephen, Gregory, Mark and Jonathan. Eleanor was predeceased by her husband, James H. Lelli and her daughter, Lisa Lelli. A funeral home visitation will be held on Thursday from 9am to 11am followed by a funeral service at 11am from Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineland. ARRANGEMENTS are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360. Donations in memory of Eleanor may be made to: Cumberland County SPCA & Animal Shelter, 1244 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360. To send online condolences please visit our website at www.RONEFUNERALSERVICE.com