Obituary: Eleanor Vrono

Obituary: Eleanor Vrono

The Atlanta native and Ohio State graduate was married for almost 70 years.

Eleanor Vrono, age 92, of Atlanta died Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

Eleanor was born in Atlanta on Nov. 17, 1924, to Jack and Rose Pfeffer Rothenberg. She grew up in Atlanta surrounded by a large, loving family. She graduated from Girls’ High in Atlanta and from Ohio State University. She married Harold Vrono on July 21, 1948. She was a devoted wife, daughter, sister, niece, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt.

Survivors include Eleanor’s husband, Harold Vrono; a daughter, Robin Torch (Evan); sons Chuck Vrono (Marsha) and Don Vrono (Bekki); devoted grandchildren Jeremy Vrono (Megan), Samantha Torch (Aaron Konter), Zachary Vrono (Jodi), Jessica Torch (Stephan Kallus), Todd Vrono (fiancée Jamie Coffsky) and Leyton Vrono; and great-grandson Seth Vrono. She is also survived by sisters-in-law Fran Rothenberg and Irene Heller and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her devoted and loving siblings, Mildred Shteamer and Marvin Rothenberg.

Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ahavath Achim Synagogue or Weinstein Hospice. A graveside service will be held Friday, May 5, at noon at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Neil Sandler officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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