Eleanore Kennedy, DeMaio, 83,

Eleanore Kennedy DeMaio

Eleanore Kennedy DeMaio, 83, passed away peacefully with her family by her side Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Virginia Beach.

Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Eleanore was preceded in death by her husband, Cmdr. Robert M. DeMaio; daughter, Ellen Anne; son, Andrew Paul; and grandson, John Andrew Van Bergen.

Left to cherish her memory are her six children, daughters, Robin Germano (Dr. Gene Germano), Nancy Whitehurst (Craig Whitehurst) and Jamie Van Bergen (Peter Van Bergen); sons, Mark (Cyndi), Neil (Jennifer) and Jonathan (Dawn); grandchildren, Elizabeth and Luke Van Bergen, Elaina and Katherine DeMaio and Lucy Whitehurst; and numerous family members and friends.

A celebration of Eleanore’s life will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, 1264 Great Neck Road North, Virginia Beach.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sentara Hospice House, Virginia Beach, or charity of your choice.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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