Eleanor G. Price (nee Kerekes), 88, of Amherst, passed away, Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the home of her son in Mansfield following a short illness. She was born in Bedford and had been a resident of Amherst for the past 53 years, moving from Lorain.
Eleanor worked as a librarian for St. Joseph School. She was a member of St. Joseph Church in Amherst, where she was active with the Altar and Rosary Society and a past officer of Legion of Mary. She enjoyed taking care of her daughter, playing BINGO, line dancing and staying active.
Survivors include her daughters, Susan (Jack) Hart of Elyria, Pat (Dan) Malin of Lorain, Jane (Rick) Super of West Salem, Ellen Price of Amherst; sons, Rick (Kathy) Price of Mansfield, Bill (Rita) Price of North Ridgeville; 12 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; brother, John Kerekes of Lynchburg, Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard J. Price; parents, Francis and Mary (nee Krozser) Kerekes; sisters, Anne Vargo, Mary Hart and Grace Kerekes.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, where a prayer service will be held 9:30 A.M. Thursday, March 14 followed by 10 A.M. Mass at St. Joseph Church, 175 St. Joseph Dr., Amherst. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church, Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Dr., Ashland, OH 44805 or Special Olympics in care of Murray Ridge Center 1095 Infirmary Road, Elyria Ohio 44035.