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Eleanor Colfax

Rockaway, New Jersey

October 16, 1928 - May 15, 2024

Eleanor Colfax Obituary

Eleanor Colfax, age 95, of Rockaway, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at her home.

Born in Ringwood, New Jersey, to the late William and Myrtle VanOrden, Eleanor lived in Wanaque, New Jersey, and Florida before settling in Rockaway. She dedicated her life to being a homemaker.

Eleanor had a passion for racing, and proudly supported her husband who was a NASCAR driver.

She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Colfax, and her son Thomas Colfax.

She is survived by her son, Leroy Colfax, and her grandchildren.

Inurnment will take place at 10:00AM on Saturday, May 25th at Laurel Grove Cemetery 295 Totowa Rd, Totowa, NJ 07512.

Services are entrusted to Whitham-Kanapaux Funeral Home, 20 Keller Ave, Rockaway, NJ 07866.

Condolences may be sent to RockawayFuneral.com.







To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Eleanor Colfax hosted by Whitham Kanapaux Funeral Home.

Eleanor Colfax, age 95, of Rockaway, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at her home.

Born in Ringwood, New Jersey, to the late William and Myrtle VanOrden, Eleanor lived in Wanaque, New Jersey, and Florida before settling in Rockaway. She dedicated her life to being a homemaker.

Eleanor had a passion for racing, and proudly supported her husband who was a NASCAR driver.

She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Colfax, and her son Thomas Colfax.

She is survived by her son, Leroy Colfax, and her grandchildren.

Inurnment will take place at 10:00AM on Saturday, May 25th at Laurel Grove Cemetery 295 Totowa Rd, Totowa, NJ 07512.

Services are entrusted to Whitham-Kanapaux Funeral Home, 20 Keller Ave, Rockaway, NJ 07866.

Condolences may be sent to RockawayFuneral.com.







To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Eleanor Colfax hosted by Whitham Kanapaux Funeral Home.

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