Eleanor Jane Moran Petik of Wilmington, Delaware passed away on August 29th, 2020. She was 97 years old.
Eleanor was born in King William County, Virginia on September 9th, 1922 to Luther H. Moran and Birdie Sweet Moran. She graduated from King William High School as well as Tarlton Business College and worked for Schmidt and Wilson Realtors in Richmond for six years. Eleanor married George Petik Sr. and had two children. They later moved to Wilmington which became her home for over 60 years.
Eleanor was a charter member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church; she attended services for over 50 years and was a secretary for the church for 32 years. To all who knew her, she was an incredibly loving and dedicated mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her son George “Sonny” Petik Jr. of Winchester, Virginia; six grandchildren; Timothy, Jeffrey, Shelby, Kaylee, Michael, and Shailey; and 4 great-grandchildren; Madelynn, Archer, Theodore, and Maxwell. She was preceded in death by her daughter Joyce Dolecek, her brother Luther Willard Moran, and her husband of 65 years.
A private funeral service will be held at All Saints Cemetery on Friday, September 4th at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Eleanor to the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Technology Fund.
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church,10 Johnson Road, Newark, Delaware, 19713 (302) 737-6176