Eleanor Petricone


Eleanor “Flow” Petricone died on August 3, 2011, the eve of her 92nd birthday, surrounded by loved ones. A strong force has left this earth but will forever be in the hearts of all who knew her.

Born on August 3, 1919, Eleanor lived a long, full, accomplished life. She was a hairdresser, teacher, artist, author, chef, wife, friend, mother, and grandmother. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul Sr., and son, Paul Jr.

She is survived by her family — Marc, Neil, Zoe, Marco and Ava Petricone. She touched many lives and will be incredibly missed. As she was a very private person, at her request there will be no services.In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Island Hospice, P.O. Box 4188, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Oak Bluffs.