Cullison, Eleanor Loretta
Birth: Friday, January 13, 1933
Residence: Lexington Park, MD
Death: Thursday, November 18, 2021 at the age of 88
Laid to Rest: Monday, November 29, 2021
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Eleanor Loretta "Iya" Cullison, 88, of Lexington Park, MD, formerly of Troy, NY, passed away on November 18, 2021 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on January 13, 1933 in Troy, NY, she was the daughter of the late Eleanor Loretta Hogan and John Francis Hogan. Eleanor was the loving wife of the late Charles Thebaud Cullison, Jr., whom she married on August 21, 1950 in Holy Face Catholic Church, and who preceded her in death on November 2, 2002. Eleanor is survived by her children Bonnie Cullison (Marcia Masse) of Silver Spring, MD, Diane Coleman (Fred) of Mount Dora, FL, and Valerie Cullison (Shirley Miller) of Simpsonville, SC, three grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her siblings John F. Hogan, Jr. and Helene A. Hogan.
Eleanor moved from Troy, NY to St. Mary's County, MD in 1942. She graduated from St. Michael's School in 1950 and was a homemaker. Eleanor was a member of the Knights of Columbus Belles, and Ladies of Holy Face Church. She enjoyed playing card games, especially pitch, and bowling.
The family will receive friends on Monday, November 29, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 11:00 AM in Holy Face Catholic Church, Great Mills, MD with Father Jerry Gamrot officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231.