Eleanor Madeline Cousins, age 89, of Middletown, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday , April 13, 2023 at her home. Born to John Lemon and Eleanor Madajewski in Philadelphia, PA; she has resided in Middletown, DE for the past 17 years, previously residing in Chadds Ford, PA, and Wilmington, DE. A homemaker, Eleanor enjoyed crafts, especially cross-stitching and embroidery. She loved cooking and spending time with her family. An avid reader, Eleanor always enjoyed a good book and her daily newspaper. She enjoyed visiting her family summer home on the Elk River, near Elkton, MD. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, William Charles Cousins II, who passed exactly one year ago, and her oldest daughter, Teresa Cousins. Eleanor is survived by three children, William C. (Joan) Cousins III, Lynda (Stephen) DiJulio, and John (Katie Flash) Cousins; six grandchildren, Alexander and Melissa DiJulio; Alexandra and Andrew (Dorian) Cousins, and Sarah and Benjamin Keeney. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 from 10-11 AM at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd., Garnet Valley, PA followed by a funeral liturgy at 11AM. Interment will follow at St. Thomas the Apostle Cemetery, Glen Mills, PA. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.paganofuneralhome.com.