Eleanor Dries Obituary

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Eleanor M. Dries

March 10, 1914 - February 21, 2012
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Eleanor M. Dries, 97, of Valley Road, Elliott City, MD passed away in her residence on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. Born in Washington Township, Berks County, PA she was the daughter of the late Dr. Charles L. and Estella (Hertzog) Dries. She was a graduate of Hood College, Frederick, MD with a bachelor degree in music. She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church, Ellicott City, MD. Eleanor was an avid traveler. Eleanor is survived by a sister, Arline Brumbach of ManorCare, Pottstown; a niece, Christine D., wife of Dennis Moyer of Boyertown and a lifetime friend Wilheminia Oldfield who resided with Eleanor. Funeral services will be 3...
Eleanor M. Dries, 97, of Valley Road, Elliott City, MD passed away in her residence on Tuesday, February 21, 2012.

Born in Washington Township, Berks County, PA she was the daughter of the late Dr. Charles L. and Estella (Hertzog) Dries.

She was a graduate of Hood College, Frederick, MD with a bachelor degree in music. She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church, Ellicott City, MD. Eleanor was an avid traveler.

Eleanor is survived by a sister, Arline Brumbach of ManorCare, Pottstown; a niece, Christine D., wife of Dennis Moyer of Boyertown and a lifetime friend Wilheminia Oldfield who resided with Eleanor.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m., Monday, February 27, 2012 at Sterling-Ashton-Schwab-Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, Inc., 1630 Edmondson Avenue, Catonsville, MD. Reverend David Asendorf will officiate.

Relatives and friends will be received between 1 – 3 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Burial will be private at the convenience of the family at Huff's Union Cemetery, Hereford, PA.


Arrangements are being handled by the Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc., 111 North Reading Avenue, Boyertown, PA.

Online Condolences may be made at www.lwottfuneralhome.com.

"I have fond memories of Miss Dries and our chorus concerts. She was something of an institution in Howard County - she taught my mother back in the war..." David Sauder (Montreal, QC)

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