Eleanor Teresa Guarini, beloved wife, mother, sister and friend passed suddenly on Friday, February 16, 2018. Eleanor was born in Providence, Rhode Island and met her husband Michael while he was stationed at the Quonset Point Naval Base, Rhode Island. They moved to New Jersey were she raised four children and worked alongside her husband in his interior design business. Before her marriage, Eleanor worked in the textile industry as a hand engraver for copper roller printing. Throughout her life she was an excellent stitchery and needle work artist.She was predeceased by her beloved husband Michael A. Guarini, Sr. in 2015.
Eleanor is survived by her four children: daughter Lenora Guarini Miller and her husband Bernard, son Michael Guarini Jr and his wife Diane, daughter Gina Marie Guarini, and son Eugene Guarini and his wife Cheryl. She is also survived by her sister Mary Dennis, her brother Walter Wahl and his wife Jeanette, brother Lewis Wahl, and sister Brenda Hamblin and her husband Kim. Eleanor was blessed with seven grandchildren, Bernard J. Miller III, Michael A. Guarini III, Casimira Guarini, Vincent Guarini, Audrey Miller, Brandon Guarini and Leanna Guarini.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave., Toms River. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:15 am Thursday at St. Luke's Catholic Church 1674 Old Freehold Road, Toms River. In lieu of flowers donations to the Parker at McCarrick Care Center, firstname.lastname@example.org., to benefit the activities department would be greatly appreciated.