Eleanor Ann Little, 80


Eleanor Ann Little, 80, of Bonita Springs, Fla., died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, while surrounded by her loving children. Formerly of Johnstown, Pa., and Bethany Beach, Del., Little was born on July 1, 1937, in Ebensburg, Pa., daughter of Magdeline and Richard Pryce.

Little was educated in the Cambria County school system and earned her nursing degree at Mercy Hospital in Johnstown, Pa.

In addition to raising five children and being a loving wife of 47 years, Little dedicated her life to serving her community and helping others. She served as president of the Johnstown Symphony Auxiliary; led the Westmont Junior High Ski Club, teaching kids how to ski for more than 15 years; and volunteered countless hours providing dental and medical care to the people of Honduras.

A natural-born athlete, Little was a USTA-rated tennis player and loved playing in a number of leagues in Johnston, Bethany Beach and Bonita Springs. She was also the first woman from Johnstown to complete the Johnstown Marathon.

She attended St. Rochus Parish in Johnstown and St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Bethany and leaves behind many cherished friends.

Little was preceded in death by her husband, Faber D. Little, DDS. She is survived her husband, Harry Foshay; her son Donald E. Little and his partner, Barry Spencer, of Fort Washington, Md.; her son Rick Little and his husband, Pavis Devahasadin Na Ayutaya, of Falls Church, Va.; a daughter, Jennifer Ann Little of Arlington, Mass.; her son Dr. Thomas A. Little, MD, his wife, Christine, and their children, Ben and Casey, of Gettysburg, Pa.; and her son Benjamin Douglas Little, his wife, Elizabeth, and their children, Samantha and Tyler of Evergreen, Colo.; two sisters, Doris Pryce Pavonarius of Emmaus, Pa., and Suzy Pryce Moyer of Johnstown, Pa., and Bethany Beach, Del.; a brother, Don Pryce of Vermillion, S.D.; and countless nephews and nieces.

A memorial service will be held after the holidays, in Bethany Beach, Del. Any memorial gifts in can be made to the Sussex County Branch of the Alzheimer’s Association in Georgetown, Del.