Smith Cemetery ~ Eleanor Margaret Petruno ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Petruno, Eleanor Margaret
LAST: Petruno FIRST: Eleanor MID: Margaret
BORN: 15 May 1922 DIED: 26 May 1998 BURIED: 28 May 1998 (Smith Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan
DEATH PLACE: Corvallis, Benton Co, Oregon
Discrepancy - Obituary spells name Patruno while ODI and tombstone spell name Petruno
Eleanor Patruno, May 15, 1922-May 26, 1998 Eleanor Margaret Patruno of Albany died at the Corvallis Manor May 2. She was 76. Born in Detroit, Mich, she grew up and attended schools in Hellertown, Pa. She attended Trenton State College for two years following high school. She served in the US Air Force during World War II as a secretary at William Air Force Base in Chandler, Ariz. After four years and the conclusion of the war, she returned to Pennsylvania where she married Michael J. Patruno in 1948. A homemaker, she worked at home until her husband retired and they moved to Chandler, Ariz, in 1982. Her husband Michael died in 1988 and she moved to Monmouth in 1996. She enjoyed traveling. Survivors include her sons, Gary of Mesa, Ariz, Pat of San Jose, Calif, and Greg of York, Pa; a daughter, Joanne Gullyes of Monmouth; and five grandchildren. Graveside services were held May 28 in the Fircrest cemetery in Monmouth. McHenry Funeral Home in Corvallis handled the arrangements. Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, June 3, 1998, 21A:1
Eleanor M. Petruno May 15, 1922 May 26, 1998 Loving Wife and Mother
ODI Itemizer Observer, 3 June 1998, 21A:1