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80, of Bonita Springs, FL, died peacefully December 2, 2017 while surrounded by her loving children. Eleanor, formerly of Johnstown, PA and Bethany Beach, DE, was born on July 1, 1937 in Ebensburg, PA, and was the daughter of Magdeline and Richard Pryce. She was educated in the Cambria County school system and earned her nursing degree at Mercy Hospital in Johnstown, PA. In addition to raising five children and being a loving wife of 47 years, Eleanor dedicated her life to serving her community and helping others. She served as the President of the Johnstown Symphony Auxiliary, led the Westmont Junior High Ski Club teaching kids how to ski for more than 15 years, and volunteered countless hours providing dental and medical care to the people of Honduras. Eleanor is preceded in death by husband Faber D. Little, DDS, and is survived by five children, four grandchildren, and Harry Foshay. Eleanor leaves her son Donald E. Little and his partner Barry Spencer of Fort Washington, MD; her son Rick Little and his husband Pavis Devahasadin Na Ayutaya of Falls Church, VA; daughter Jennifer Ann Little of Arlington, MA; son Thomas A. Little, MD and his wife Christine, their son Ben, and daughter Casey of Gettysburg, PA; and son Benjamin Douglas Little and his wife Elizabeth, their daughter Samantha, and son Tyler of Evergreen, CO. Eleanor also leaves two sisters, Doris Pryce Pavonarius of Emmaus, PA, and Suzy Pryce Moyer of Johnstown, PA and Bethany Beach, DE; and brother Don Pryce of Vermillion, SD and countless nephews and nieces. Always a natural-born athlete, Eleanor was a USTA-rated tennis player and loved playing in a number of leagues in Johnston, PA, Bethany Beach, DE and Bonita Springs, FL. She was also the first woman from Johnstown to complete the Johnstown Marathon. She attended St. Rochus Parish in Johnstown, PA and St. Anne's Catholic Church in Bethany and leaves behind many cherished friends. A memorial service will follow after the holidays in Bethany Beach, DE. Any memorial gifts in Mrs. Little's memory can be made to the Sussex County Branch of the Alzheimer's Association in Georgetown, DE.
Published on December 4, 2017
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