Laconia------Eleanor Boerner Vomacka, 73, died April 22, 2005 at her home in Laconia, NH, after an 11-year battle with cancer.
Born in Plainfield, NJ on September 25, 1931, to William and Gladys (Croes) Boerner of Plainfield, NJ, Eleanor graduated from North Plainfield High School and later attended The Berkley School in East Orange, NJ.
After a long career with the Social Security Administration where she was a Claims Representative, Eleanor retired from the Manchester, NH office and performed much volunteer work. She was an active member of St. James Church, Laconia, NH where she was a member of the Guild and served as Secretary for the Vestry. Eleanor also volunteered for various literacy programs, assisting students working toward their GEDs. Eleanor spent her youth at Lake Shore Park in Gilford, NH and her adulthood in West Alton, NH with her family, enjoying Lake Winnipesaukee. Eleanor was a member of many nature and wildlife organizations, loved bird watching, and participated in local annual wildlife counts.
She is survived by her loving husband of fifty-four years, John A. Vomacka, of Laconia; son, John F. Vomacka and his fiancée, Phyllis Chase, of Vancouver, WA; son, Kenneth R. Vomacka and his wife, Annie-Laurie, of Belmont; and daughter, Susan Fernandez, and her husband, Gerry, of Gilford; grandsons, Tim, Bradly, Evan and Alan Vomacka; granddaughters, JulieAnne, CarrieJane and Madilyn Rose Fernandez; brothers, William Boerner of Anacortes, WA and Richard Boerner of Huntington Beach, VA and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, April 24, 2005 from 2:00-5:00PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.
A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 25, 2005 at 11:00 AM at St. James Episcopal Church, 876 North Main Street, Laconia, NH. Rev. William S. Gannon, Rector of the Church, will officiate.
Burial will be held at 1:00PM in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, NH.
In lieu of flowers, Eleanor has requested donations be made to Community Health & Hospice, Inc., 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246; Heifer International, P.O. Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203 or the World Wildlife Fund, 1250 Twenty-Fourth St. N.W., Washington, DC 20037.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.