Eleanor Skurat Gorgens, 99, of Shelton, CT and Damascus, MD left us to return home to the Lord on Thursday, December 6, 2012. She was born on December 18, 1912 in Shelton, CT. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernie Gorgens. Until stricken with severe sight problems, she was an avid handi-crafter as well as an active member and officer in the Fairfield County African Violet Society. After retiring from the Bryant Elective District of Westinghouse Co., she and her husband traveled throughout the U.S. and Canada. She and her daughter enjoyed a self-designed trip to Ireland in 1979. Eleanor is survived by her loving daughter, Jacqueline, her devoted friend and \u201cadopted\u201d daughter, Marga, and numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing will be private. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 11:00 AM at St. Paul\u2019s Catholic Church, Damascus, Md. Burial will follow in All Souls Cemetery, Germantown, Md. Online Condolences may be shared with the family at www.molesworthwilliams.com.