Eleanore “Elly” Whittaker-68, of Ocean City, NJ passed on to a better place, at home, with her devoted husband of 33 years and their daughter by her side. Elly loved her pet family. An avid NASCAR fan and political junkie, she enjoyed reading, jigsaw puzzles, collectables, classic movies and TV shows, FOX news, country music and especially her summer vacations in Lake George, NY. A 1965 graduate of Cheltenham High School, she became employed as a full charge bookkeeper, retiring in 1984 to become a full-time mother and homemaker while continuing bookkeeping in her husband’s insurance practice. She was predeceased by her parents, Francis and Eleanor Kulick and sister Claire Balchunas. She is survived by her loving husband, Evan Whittaker, daughter Jennifer Whittaker of Palermo, NJ, Sister Sandra Kulick of Lawrenceville, NJ, brother Joseph Kulick and sister-in-law Dianna Kulick of Bloomingdale, NJ, brother-in-law Norman Balchunas of Royersford, PA, sister-in-law Pamela Wright (nee Whittaker) and brother in-law Fred Wright of Ashburn, VA, aunt Eleanor and uncle Henry Kulik of Lansdale, PA, uncle Joseph Kulick of Arlington, VA, aunt Jean Morrison of Glen Olden, PA, aunt Lucy Pulaski of Mt. Carmel, PA and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Gratitude to Heartland Hospice for their exceptional care during her final days. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to the Humane Society of Ocean City, 1 Shelter Road, Ocean City, NJ 08226. No formal services will be held; a private memorial service is pending. www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.