Eleanor Kwap

Eleanor Kwap

, 94, of Brewster, NY, died February 1, 2021. Born and raised in Yonkers, NY on April 27, 1926, to Stephen and Rose Kranko. After graduation from Yonkers High School of Commerce she worked as a secretary. Theodore and Eleanor married in 1950. They moved to Brewster, NY with their children Patricia and Richard in 1958. Eleanor’s avocation was gardening and neighbors could often find her outside in her garden. She had a smile and kind word for all she knew. For 30 years she volunteered at Putnam Hospital’s Brewster Eagle Eye Thrift Store. Eleanor worked at Grolier Educational Corp, Danbury CT. Candlewood Lake, CT was a big part of their family’s life. For over 35 years they were members of the Candlewood Power Squadron and Danbury Yacht Club. Eleanor and Theodore enjoyed travel with the Southeast Seniors and IBM where Theodore worked. She was a member of the Brewster Senior Center. They enjoyed wintering in Florida after Theodore retired. The family wishes to thank all her aides and neighbors for her care at home. Eleanor is predeceased by husband Theodore, son Richard, her sister Florence O’Connell, brother-inlaw Joseph O’Connell and recently nephew Warren O’Connell. She is survived by her daughter Patricia (Bruce) Kemble; Granddaughter Cheryl (Eric) Kozlowski of New Fairfield CT; Grandson David Kemble of North Carolina; Great Grandchildren Shawn Kemble, Emma, Abigail, Leah Kozlowski; Daughter in-law Kathy Feeney Kwap; and cousins in CT. In lieu of flowers, donations to Putnam Hospital, Volunteer Office, 670 Stoneleigh Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512. Calling hours are Wednesday, February 10th at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave. Brewster from 4-8pm; A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, February 11th, 10am at St Lawrence O’Toole Church, Brewster.

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