Lansing, Michigan.  Born March 22, 1920 in Lansing, Michigan daughter of the late Chester and Leona (Oakes) Leasure died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at age 93. Eleanor was a longtime member of Church of the Resurrection, a member of the University Club. She loved to dance, play cards, cook, and spend time with her faithful companion, Ginger. Survivors include her 4 children; Joseph (Sheila) DeMarco, Christine Sellick, Robert DeMarco, William DeMarco; grandchildren, Brooke (Chris) Leyrer, Derek DeMarco, Rachael Sellick, Alex Sellick; great grandchildren, Koort Leyrer, Kolin Leyrer, Ariana DeMarco, and Joey DeMarco; along with many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor DeMarco in 2000; brothers, Marvin Leasure, and Rex Leasure; and sister, Marge Wade. Funeral services will be held at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Williamston. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 7:30 p.m. Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in loving memory of Eleanor, to St. Vincent’s Home for Children, or Great Lakes Caring Hospice.

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4 Messages to “Eleanor M. DeMarco”

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    Caryl E Slaughter Says:

    Remembering Eleanor with loving memories. Our families grew up together (VanArtsdalen). Your friends & families care. God bless.

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    Wendy Winchell Cantwell Says:

    I have many wonderful childhood memories of this beautiful cheery woman. She always made my mother smile. Prayers to her family.

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    Patty Crecine Izzo Says:

    My thoughts and prayers to my cousins I will always cherish the memories of Christmas in your basement. Especially the year Elvis died. Your Mom,Aunt Marg & my Gramma Pat had such a great time dancing and laughing. They were such a hoot Love you all. Patty Ann

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    Jane Fabiano-Turner Says:

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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