Obituary of Eleanor F. Cross

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Eleanor Francis Cross, 99 of Sheffield died peacefully at home with her loving granddaughter Kimberly by her side on March 1, 2022. Eleanor was born in Sheffield on June 21, 1922 daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Rose (McCormick) Benway. She worked for many years as a Registered Nurse. Eleanor’s husband Valmore F. Cross M.D. predeceased her on September 22, 2005. Eleanor is survived by her granddaughter Kimberly Krzynowek Farnen, husband Brian and two great grandchildren, Ella and Chad. In addition to her husband Valmore Cross M.D., Eleanor was predeceased by one son, Richard “Dick” Krzynowek and grandson Chad Krzynowek.

In keeping with Eleanor’s wishes all services were private. In lieu of flowers donations in Eleanor’s memory may be made to the Great Barrington Rotary Student Assistance Fund in memory of Chad Krzynowek in care of BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230. Condolences can be made through

One Response to Obituary of Eleanor F. Cross

  1. Fond memories of Mrs. Cross at the Barn Club dancing in my head. She was a very kind woman. Rest in peace.

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