Eleanor Maddox, Warren


MaddoxEleanor (Smusz) Maddox passed away Friday, March 28, 2014 at St. Elizabeth’s Manor in Bristol, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth W. Maddox; they were married 62 years.
Born in Warren, a daughter of the late Lena Smusz, she was a lifelong resident of Warren. Eleanor was a 1944 graduate of Warren High School. She was employed during World War II at the Newport Naval Supply Depot, and also worked for 10 years as a cashier for the A&P Tea Co. She was a member of St. Casimir’s Church until its closing. She was an avid Red Sox fan.
She was the beloved mother of Audrey O’Brien and her husband Thomas; grandmother of David “Davey Morris” Morrissette of 92 PROFM and Joel Morrissette of Warren Police Department, and his wife Paula; great-grandmother of Olivia, Ava and Julia Morrissette; step-grandmother of Kerry and his wife Erin O’Brien and Eric and his wife Kelly O’Brien; and step-great-grandmother of Abbie, Beckett and Summer O’Brien.
Arrangements are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, where the family will receive friends from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 1. Funeral services follow immediately from the funeral home, with a Mass of Christian burial at 11a.m. in St. Mary of the Bay Church, Main Street, Warren. Burial follows in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Warren.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Warren Fire Department, 1 Joyce St., Warren, RI 02885. See www.wjsmithfh.com.