Portsmouth, NH – Eleanor “Elly” (Kerns) Fearon, of Portsmouth, and formerly of Westwood, Massachusetts, died on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Wentworth Home in Portsmouth.
She was born in Fall River, Massachusetts, the daughter of John A. and Cynthia (Arnzen) Kerns. She was a graduate of Bradford Junior College and Katherine Gibbs School.
Elly loved her dogs, horseback riding, playing bridge, dancing and music.
She is survived by her son, John E. Harkless III of Marco Island, FL; four granddaughters, Deanne (Harkless) Janulewicz of Derry, NH, Joyce (Harkless) Holland of York, ME, Kathryn (Harkless) Groves of Wilton, CT and Brooke (Harkless) Petrosino of Westport, CT ; eleven great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and close friends.
A memorial gathering will be held to celebrate Elly’s life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your local humane society.