Hilton - Eleanor Witty passed away peacefully on September 14, 2022 at the age of 95. She was predeceased by her parents, Raymond Witty in 1986 and Grace Goodell Witty in 1984, and her twin sister, Ellen Pisher in 2020. She is survived by her devoted caregiver, Joseph Petricone; her sister, Irene Sillay; her nieces and nephews including, Kathleen (Royal) Stellrecht, Jeffrey (Joan) Pisher, Steven Pisher, David Pisher and Gary Pisher; several cousins; and many friends. Also predeceased by her sister, Lois Stubing.
Eleanor attended Spencerport schools and graduated with a College Entrance Diploma in 1944. She passed her Single and Duo Flight Instruction in 1945. She graduated from the University of Rochester with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1960. She worked as a computer tech at RP Fedder and other companies in the Rochester area. In her leisure and long retirement she continued to pursue her late Mother's interest in historical research and genealogy. She made a strong effort in the natural and agricultural preservation of her property. Through the years she traveled extensively around the United States. She especially enjoyed the beauty of Colorado. She also prided herself in her ability to help maintain the family tractors through the years. She will be long remembered for her fortitude in all the interests she pursued.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, 735 East Avenue, Hilton, after which a brief Remembrance Service will be held at 1:00 pm. Private interment in Fairfield Cemetery in Spencerport.
Those wishing may contribute to the Parma-Hilton Historical Society Cemetery Fund, 1300 Hilton Parma Corners Rd, Hilton, NY 14468 in Eleanor's memory.