Eleanor Katherine Timanus (nee Preston) was born in Baltimore, MD on July 28, 1947 to Scott E. and Helen K. Preston (nee Vahle). She was married to Donald H. Timanus, and they recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. She was the beloved mother of Shellene Bishop (David) and David Lewis (Susan). Eleanor was the devoted grandmother to Tyler and Troy Wicker and Shane and Cole Lewis. She was the favorite (and only) sister of Ruth Scheeler (Ronald). She is also survived by her devoted sister-in-law, Carol Lee Lutz (Earl) and brother-in-law Roger Bowman. Eleanor was predeceased by her sister-in-law Charlotte Bowman.
Eleanor had many careers spanning her 71 years including medical assistant, bus driver, real estate agent, customer service manager for London Fog, and property management, but her best and most favorite job was being Mom, Gram, Aunt El and “E”.
She loved the beach and boating up and down the Chesapeake Bay with Donald on the Miss E.T. She was a Past First Lady of the Bodkin Yacht Club where her smile and humor charmed Yacht Clubs around the Bay.
Eleanor is further survived by many beloved nieces and nephews and a host of friends that were treated like family. Those family members also made Eleanor God Mother to many of their children. She was the type of person who never met a stranger she did not like.
Family and friends are invited to call at the family owned and operated McCULLY-POLYNIAK FUNERAL HOME, P.A. 3204 Mountain Road (PASADENA) on Monday June 10, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday June 11, 2019 at 10 AM. Interment Parkwood Cemetery 3310 Taylor Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21234. Online condolences may be sent to www.mccullyfuneral.com.
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