Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Eleanor Marie Tornambe, age 79, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020. Mrs. Tornambe was born in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, a daughter to the late Roland and Elsie Riehl Gagne. Mrs. Tornambe was a homemaker and retired from the Gwinnett County School System, where she was a bus driver. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Tornambe was preceded in death by her sister, Elaine Mundier, son-in-law, Michael Babb and grandson, Justin Tornambe.
Survivors include her husband, Louis J. Tornambe of Jefferson; children, Lou Tornambe and his wife Dawn of Palm Harbor, FL, Tina Tornambe of Cleveland, Gina Mann and her husband Ronnie of Gainesville, Anne Babb of Monroe; sisters, Susan Polintan and her husband Doc of Orlando, FL, Carol Haefner, of Sarasota, FL, Therese Nathanson and her husband Richard of Goshen, NY; brothers, Richard Gagne of Toccoa, Butch Gagne and his wife Fleurette of Palm Springs, CA; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive, as well as many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1720 Epps Bridge Parkway, Suite 108-383, Athens, Georgia 30606 or to the American Diabetes Association, Three Corporate Square, Suite 120, Atlanta, Georgia 30329.
Due to the current health care situation concerning the coronavirus and restrictions imposed by the State of Georgia and the CDC, a public Memorial Service for Mrs. Tornambe will be held on a future date.
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