Eleanor Cecelia Roop R.N. Print

Eleanor Cecelia Roop, R.N.

 Eleanor Cecelia (Spillane) Roop, R.N., 79, of Watertown, formerly of Radford, VA and Lowell, MA, died Wednesday, September 16th at Watertown Health Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Lincoln Roop who died in 2009.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, November 22, 1935, the daughter of the late Paul M. and the late Theresa G. (Curtin) Spillane, she attended St. Patrick Church Grammar School in Lowell and was a graduate of Keith Hall in Lowell. She then went on to graduate from Lowell General Hospital School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.
 Before retiring, Eleanor was employed as a Registered Nurse at Radford Hospital in Radford, Virginia for many years.
 Eleanor is survived by a brother John B. “Jack” Spillane and his wife Michaela of Watertown, MA; a stepdaughter Debra Neves and her husband Richard of Blacksburg, VA; a sister-in-law Patricia Spillane of Lowell, MA; and three nieces Mary Theresa Spillane of Watertown, MA, Melissa Gnyp and her husband David of Charlotte, NC and Stephanie Spillane of Watertown, MA; 
 She was also sister of the late Paul J. Spillane, L.P.D.
 In accordance with her wishes, there will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at OUR LADY HELP OF CHRISTIANS CHURCH, 573 Washington St, Newton, MA at 10:30 A.M. Burial of ashes to follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, Lowell, MA. (978 or 866) 458-8768. 
Condolences (2)
  • joan fortune elmore
    My sincere condolences to family and friends from a former classmate and retired RN LGH May she rest in peace
  • Louise (Darveau) Carlson  - From the Class of 1956
    Remembering Happy times With Eleanor @ Lowell General Hospital School Of Nursing 1953--1956 Rest in GOD'S Peace dear classmate & friend From class '56 Lowell General Hospital
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