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Ms. Eleanora Williams

Pause Hopeless Time by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“I miss you so much grandma ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Eleanora Ruiz - Bristol, CT

“To: Lisa & family so sorry to hear about your mom....may God give you peace during your time of sorrow ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: crystal fryer - Decauter, GA

“Well Aunt Coota, it was a pleasure. The last time I saw you was at your sister, my great grandma Dollie's services. What got me the most was how the...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Tanarra Moore - New Haven, CT

“Our sympathy and condolences on the loss of the Matriarch of the family. We didn't get to meet Mrs. Williams but we heard GREAT things about her...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Michele Gibbs-Green - Waterbury, CT

“I know it's hard. Peace and be well. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Noreen Johnson Sinclair - CT

“So sorry for your loss you and your family are in my prayers. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Chevelle Hinton - Friend

Ms. Eleanora Ruiz Williams was called home to be with her heavenly father on Monday, November 27, 2017 at the young age of 81 at St. Mary's Hospital VITAS Hospice. Eleanora was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

Eleanora was born March 5, 1936 in Newberry, South Carolina to the late James Pitts Jr. and Carrie (Walker) Pitts. She was the youngest of seven children. Preceding her in death were Esco Pitts, Dollie Mae Ellis, Lola Bell Leaks, Katherine Neely, Modestine Cain and James Pitts III.

Eleanora, Coota, as she was affectionately known, completed her early childhood education in South Carolina. She moved to Philadelphia in 1954 and then to Waterbury, CT where she resided and raised her seven children. Eleanora was a member of Unity Temple where she attended church every Sunday. She worked at the Sheraton Hotel until they closed. She then went back to school to obtain her Nursing Aide Certificate. She then began working for the Utopia Agency until she retired in 2008. Eleanora was a loving and caring woman that always had a smile on her face. She had a generous heart and was willing to help anyone often giving her last. She was very soft spoken and sensitive. Eleanora was a very strong woman who was very protective of her family. She was a great cook and always made sure you had something to eat. She enjoyed watching her Westerns and the Food Network. Her greatest hobby was sewing. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Memories of her love will be left with her two daughters Carrie (Lisa) Abdur-Rashid, Symone Ruiz, three sons Kaseem Ruiz(Kason), Monel Ruiz, Leslie "TJ" Williams, three granddaughters; Antheeshra Battle, Eleanora Ruiz, Alexis Ruiz, two grandsons Kaseem Ruiz Jr. and Skylar Ruiz; one great grandson; Eli King Ruiz, also a host of cousins, nieces and nephews extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her two sons Miller Cunningham Jr. and Melico Butler.