Eleanor Borresen, of Barker, entered into rest on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at Absolut Care in Gasport. Eleanor was the wife of the late Thor Borresen and daughter of George and Lucy (Israel) Hood . She was born on May 5, 1928 in the town of Somerset. She was an active member of Faith United Methodist Church in Barker, Avon Study Club, Barker Alumni Association, and the Barker Senior Citizens. She worked for the Niagara County Board of Elections for 22 years, retiring as the Deputy Commissioner. Eleanor is the mother of Kristen (Steve) Wortley of North Granby Connecticut, Ann (Fred) Leuer and Karen (Dale) Corwin both of Barker, NY. She is the sister of the late Arthur Hood and grandmother of Seanna (Phil) Corwin-Bradley, Derek Corwin, Kim (Kevin) Cashman, Dane (Deanna)Wortley, and Evan and Tristan Leuer; the great grandmother of Peyton Bradley, Brandon Wortley and Owen Cashman. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Her love of life and wonderful sense of humor will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Family and friends may call at the Rutland-Corwin Funeral Home Inc, 1708 Pallister Avenue Barker, NY 14012 in Barker on Wednesday, August 28 from 4 to 8 pm; graveside services will be held on Thursday, August 29 at 10 am in the Somerset Cemetery on Lake Rd. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, September 5 at Faith United Methodist Church in Barker, 1449 Quaker Rd. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Faith United Methodist Church, 1449 Quaker Rd, Barker NY 14012, Barker Fire Department c/o Ambulance Fund, 1660 Quaker Rd Barker, NY 14012, or the Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Dr Lockport, NY 14094.