on June 28, 2013 - 12:35 AM
Dec. 12, 1921 – June 23, 2013 Eleanor J. Notarpole, a retired elementary school teacher, died Sunday in her Amherst home. She was 91.
Born Eleanor Scanlon in Oswego, she was the daughter of a former mayor of Oswego and was a graduate of Oswego State College.
Mrs. Notarpole taught for 40 years, including 30 years at Willow Ridge Elementary School in the Sweet Home Central School District in Amherst.
She was a member of Transit Valley Country Club, where she was a former first lady, and she sang with the Amherst Senior Singers.
Her husband of 62 years, Joseph J., was a retired Buffalo firefighter. He died in 2006.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Joy Owen, and five sisters, Elizabeth Scanlon, Marge Kuno, Martha Devine, Gerry Jones and Pat O’Toole.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 885 Sweet Home Road, Amherst.