Andover — Mrs. Eleanor J. (Marshall) Berthel, a longtime resident of Andover, and beloved wife of the late Russell Berthel, died at the Wingate at Andover Nursing Center in Andover on Monday evening, February 24, 2014. She was 90 years old.
Born in Haverhill, Mass., on December 31, 1923, she was the beloved daughter of the late Dudley K. and Margaret G. (O'neil) Marshall. Mrs. Berthel was a communicant of St. Augustine Church in Andover. She worked as a registered nurse for the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, for many years. In her spare time, Eleanor enjoyed traveling and spending time at the beach. She also loved eating out, especially at Kitty's and Roma's. Above all else, family was her number one priority.
She will be very sorely missed by her loving daughters, Jane M. and her husband ,John Cain of Sandown, N.H., and Karen L. and her husband, and David M. Elkin of Andover; cousin, Kathleen Morin of Lawrence; grandchildren, Michael Cain, Julie LaPage, Alise Cain, Lynne Meineke, Lisa Tylus, and Michael, Shawn and Timothy Elkin; and nine great-grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex Street, Andover, on Friday, February 28, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Calling hours will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover, on Thursday, February 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. Interment will be held in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in North Andover. Donations in Eleanor's memory may be made to the Caritas Holy Family Hospital, 70 East St., Methuen, MA 01844. For additional information, please visit www.burkemagliozzi.com.