Waterloo Region Generations
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Eleanor Joan Federer

Female 1921 - 2015  (93 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Joan Federer 
    Born 21 Nov 1921  Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Eleanor Joan Morrow 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-34482 
    Died 29 Jun 2015  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34482  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Family George Harold "Harold" Morrow,   b. 10 Aug 1903, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1981  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1958 
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F31879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Nov 1921 - Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jun 2015 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Eleanor was born, raised, and educated in Morgantown, Monongalia, WV, the elder of two sisters. As a child she enjoyed the simple pleasures of picnics with her family in God's beautiful countryside around Morgantown. She received a Bachelor of Music degree from West Virginia University and a Master of Arts degree in music from Teachers College, Columbia University. She was a member of the Kappa Phi Methodist Women's Sorority and a charter member of Epsilon Nu chapter, Mu Phi Epsilon music honorary. Eleanor had a beautiful, well-trained soprano voice which she used to witness her Christian faith. She was an accomplished offertory soloist and chancel choir member at Wesley Methodist Church, Morgantown; and a chancel choir member at Riverside Church in New York City. She loved singing the great musical selections by the masters, especially the musical arrangements of the 13th Chapter of 1st Corinthians, the "Omnipotence" by Schubert, and "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth," from Handel's "Messiah." In West Virginia, she taught music at Morgantown Junior High School; Nicholas County High School in Summersville (1943-45); and at Weir High School in Weirton. In New York she taught choral music at White Plains elementary school and was Supervisor of Music for Peekskill Public Schools. She married Harold George Morrow of Canada on July 12, 1958; they had no children. They lived all of their married life in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, where he pre-deceased her. Eleanor also taught music in the Preston/Cambridge schools and was a long-time member and clerk at King Street Baptist Church in Cambridge. She was laid to rest at Parklawn Cemetery in Cambridge on July 2, 2015.