Eleanor Desmond Fallon

Eleanor Desmond Fallon, of Cheshire, passed away March 21, 2012 at Berkshire Medical Center from complications from cancer. Eleanor was the devoted wife of Bernard V. Fallon, Ed.D., and mother of Bernard V. Fallon, Jr. of Washington, DC and Eleanor M. Fallon of New York City. She was born in Hingham on October 29, 1946, the daughter of J. Bernard Desmond and Eleanor McGrail Desmond. She was educated in St. Paul’s Parochial School of Hingham, St. Gregory’s Parochial School of Dorchester, and Hingham High School. Her BA degree was from Emmanuel College of Boston.For the past 23 years she has been a parishioner at Cheshire’s St. Mary of the Assumption. Her diverse careers included teaching high school English and journalism on the staff of Hingham High School and long-term substitute teaching at Drury High School and McCann Technical School in North Adams. Also, Eleanor was a realtor in Milton and Boston as well as in Williamsburg and Pittsfield. Recently, she was in-store auditor and customer service for fourteen years at Filene’s/Macy’s in Lanesborough and sales associate for JCPenney. She loved fine arts and travel, supporting and leading her family to museums, theaters, and concerts in the Berkshires, Boston, Chicago, New York, Quebec, London, and Paris.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Gregory’s Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester on Monday, March 26 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited.Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER, Sunday 4-6 PM. Interment Calvary Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, donations in Eleanor’s memory may be made to St. Gregory’s Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02124.A memorial in Cheshire will be held at a future date.