Eleanor D. Zoanetti

November 5, 1923March 19, 2014
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Eleanor “Ellie” D. (Maestri) Zoanetti,, of Sudbury and formerly of Syracuse, NY, died Weds. Mar. 19 after celebrating her 90th birthday with family and friends in November.

She was the beloved wife of the late Sereno Zoanetti.

Born in Albany, NY she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mae (Mandeville) Maestri. Eleanor was the devoted mother of Barbara Ciampa and her husband Joseph of Sudbury, and the late Raymond Zoanetti; and daughter-in-law, Kathy Zoanetti of Carbondale, IL survives; cherished grandmother of Nichole C. Bull and her husband Jon, Serena C. McNally and her husband Geoffrey, Joseph Ciampa, Jonathan Zoanetti, and Lauren Zoanetti; and the loving great-grandmother of Preston and Thomas Bull, and Claire Mae McNally.

Eleanor devoted 33 years of service to General Electric’s manufacturing division as a Process Manager. Eleanor adored her family and friends, enjoyed her tea time, summertime in Otisco and Skaneateles, and challenging her family to games of Parcheesi—right up until the last night of her life.

Funeral from the Duckett – J.S. Waterman & Sons Home of Memorial Tribute, 656 Boston Post Rd. SUDBURY on Mon. Mar. 24 at 9:00 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 o’clock at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 160 Concord Rd. Sudbury; interment to follow in New North Cemetery, Sudbury. Visiting hours will be held from 2-6 PM on Sunday at the funeral home, relatives and friends kindly invited.

Expressions of sympathy in Ellie’s memory may be directed to Parmenter In Home Hospice Care, 266 Cochituate Rd. Wayland, MA 01778, or by visiting


  • Visiting Hours Sunday, March 23, 2014
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, March 24, 2014
  • Interment Monday, March 24, 2014

Eleanor D. Zoanetti

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March 21, 2014

Ellie a wonderful mother and a great friend to my mother. We will miss her. Always kind. It truly shows in her family. Love the DiManno family

Wayne Callahan

March 21, 2014

EL certainly had a great great run. I'll remember all the trips we took with Mother and Maude. The Holiday get togethers in Lowville, and the summer vacation at Brantingham Lake. The visits in Syracuse. R.I.P. Cousin...Wayne & Rita Love....

Ann & Chris Panelati

March 21, 2014

To Ellie's family, she was a wonderful woman.We will always remember going out to dinner on Fridays with the "girls".

Janet, JV and Samantha Callahan

March 21, 2014

Barb, Joe, Nichole, Serena and Joseph:
Our hearts go out to you. Eleanor was such a warm, kind, generous and sincere woman. We all enjoyed so much the times we got to spend with her and with you, and we know what a huge hole she leaves in your hearts. Her family was always the most important thing to her, and I hope that the closeness you shared for so long will bring you some comfort. Our deepest condolences.
Much love to all of you.

Robbie Wells

March 21, 2014

Barbara & Family,
My sincere condolences go out to you all during this tough time. May God Bless Your Mom and Family too.

Maureen Sands

March 20, 2014

Barb, Joe. Nichole, Serena and Joseph,
We are thinking about you and sending lots of love and hugs your way. Eleanor was a beautiful woman inside and out and she will be missed.
Love to all -
Maureen, Chris and Mike