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Eleanor Sassard

August 8, 1937 ~ January 23, 2021 (age 83)


Eleanor J. Sassard, 83, passed away on Saturday, January 23rd at the Livewell Assisted Living Facility in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She was born August 8, 1937 in Portland Oregon born to Irene and Robert Warren. She is survived by her two daughters Joanne Adney (Bill) and Diane Gomez (Jaime), her five grandchildren Danielle, Emily, Gabby, Nina, Joesph, and her sister Carol Coleman.

Eleanor lived in Tallahassee for 50 years, and was a vision teacher for over 30 years for Franklin, Liberty, Wakulla, and Gadston counties. She had a passion for her job, and was admired by her students and those she worked with. She enjoyed going out to eat, spending time with her family, and walking her dog Josie. She loved nature, and especially loved Tallahassee’s big beautiful trees. To her friends and family, she was sweet, compassionate and resilient.

To make a donation in her memory, you may donate to Guide Dogs For the Blind:

Arrangements entrusted to Piedmont Cremation & Funeral Service of Graham, NC.

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