Eleanore M. Pritchard

ELEANOR M. PRITCHARD, 90, of Weirton, WV passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 4, 2023, at Golden Oaks, Follansbee, WV. She was born April 29, 1933, in Longhurst, NC, the daughter of the late Walter and Pansy Stephens Wilborn. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Howard Curtis Pritchard (2011); daughter, Cheryl Long; brother, Wayne Wilborn; sisters, Naomi Robertson, Mussette Day, Patricia Mundy, Brenda Wilborn; sister-n-law, Maxine Reed. Eleanor was a Charter member of Christ United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir for many years; GFWC Weirton Womens Club; an avid Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers fan. Surviving is her daughter, April Long of Weirton, WV; sons, Stephen Pritchard (Barbara) of Follansbee, WV, Tracy Pritchard (Paula) of St. Clairsville, OH; grandchildren, Jonathan (Candy), Jordan, Courtney, Luvinia, Lauren (Oliver), Grant, Chase, Alexandra; great grandchildren, Makennah, Savannah, Rylan, Dirk, Erin, Bryce; brothers, Timmy Wilborn (Paulette), Robert Wilborn (Barbara) all of NC; her two special nieces, Deena Grose (Ward) and Dinah Willey (Kenny); and her beloved dog, Penny. Visitation was held on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at Steel and Wolfe Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Weirton, where the funeral was held on Monday, May 8, 2023, with Pastor Carol McKay presiding. Interment followed at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Eleanor’s family would like to express their gratitude to Lori and staff of Golden Oaks, as well as Valley Hospice, Inc., for the compassionate care and friendship that was extended to Eleanor. Condolences may be left at