Elizabeth Eaton

November 26, 1917May 10, 2019

Mrs. Elizabeth Eaton, of Greensboro, North Carolina passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at Morningview Assisted Living following a brief illness. Elizabeth was born November 26, 1917 in Niles, Ohio, the daughter of Alexander and Mary Pete. She lived for many years in Niles until moving to Greensboro, North Carolina in 1998. After moving to Greensboro, Elizabeth became of member of Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church where she was involved in bible study, book club, food drives, consignment sales and helping with mailings. She was an avid walker and enjoyed reading and gardening. In addition to her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, William Eaton; a sister, Margaret Nee, and a brother, Alex Pete. Surviving are her children, Jane Smith (Frank) of Granger, IN Tom Eaton (Kathleen) of Greensboro, and Peggie Donowitz (Jerry) of Charlottesville, VA; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Joseph Mack at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. The family requests with gratitude that memorials in Elizabeth’s name be made to the Cone Health Cancer Center at Wesley Long, 501 N. Elam Ave., Greensboro, NC 27403 or to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society, 435 N. Elm St., Greensboro, NC 27401. Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm Chapel is assisting the Eaton family. Online condolences may be made at


  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, May 20, 2019
  • A reception will be held immediately following the memorial service Monday, May 20, 2019


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Lorraine Brown

May 19, 2019

Dear Tom and Kathy,
Deepest sympathy for the loss of Elizabeth.
She was such a wonderful lady and a faithful daughter of the church.
May God give her eternal rest and peace forever.
Be assured of my thoughts and prayers for her soul and for your peace, strength and comfort in this difficult time.
Lorraine Brown