Eleanor “Lou” Willis, age 76, of Addison, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at Steuben Centers. She was born on June 9, 1941, the daughter of Vidi and Rosamond (Porter) Vidigson. She married Richard Willis on February 6, 1960, in Borden. He predeceased her on February 2, 2005.
Lou was a devoted wife, a good mother, and a super grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family. She was active on the Addison Ambulance Corp, she was a certified EMT, a Mail Carrier for the US Postal Service for many years, and a legal secretary for Attorney Snyder of Addison. She especially loved shopping and camping.
She is survived by her children, Rick Willis of Addison, Leandra (Jeff) Grissom of Apex, NC, and Wendy (Mike) Welsh of Hagerstown, MD, grandchildren, Casey Morey, Chase Grissom, Vanessa Willis, Erin Willis, Cooper Grissom, Nick Willis, Tyler Grissom, Mady Welsh, and Ellie Welsh, three great-grandchildren, two nieces and two nephews. Along with her husband, Lou was predeceased by her sisters, Joanne Snyder and Rosalee Strauss, and her parents, Vidi and Rosamond Vidigson
Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 East Pulteney Street, Corning, on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.