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Obituary for Elinor Attinger Lea

August 14, 2016
Half Moon Bay, California


Elinor Attinger Lea

Nov 20, 1928- Aug 14, 2016
Elinor Attinger Lea, born November 20, 1928 in San Francisco, passed away in the comfort of her Half Moon Bay home on August 14, 2016, surrounded by the love of her family and by her caregiver, Ysenia Garcia. She was 87 years old.Elinor graduated from Lincoln High in San Francisco in 1946. After meeting her husband Edward Lea on a blind date, they were married in 1948 at St. Anne's Catholic Church. She worked throughout their marriage as the Secretary of the Our Lady of the Pillar Catholic Church while raising her three children. She also taught Catechism at OLP and was the scorekeeper for Little League for many years. Elinor is survived by her husband of 68 years, Edward, her sister, Estelle Massoni and her children, Judie Lea (Bruce Ong), David Lea (Pat Lea), Shirley Lea and her four beloved grandchildren, Amanda and Michelle Lea and Nicholas and Matthew Ong. She is preceded in death by her parents, Alice and Walter Attinger and her brother Bill Attinger. She is also survived by her dear nieces and nephews.In memory of Elinor, donations to Mission Hospice in San Mateo or the charity of your choice are welcomed by the family. Rosary 8/18/16 at 7pm at OLP. Mass 8/19/16 10am at OLP. Interment at Skylawn on 8/19/16.

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