Eleanor McCandless Fredericks, 91, of Monaca, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.Born on November 11, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Charles W., Sr. and Clara M. (Welsh) McCandless. Following graduation from the Class of 1944, Eleanor gained employment as a switchboard operator with Bell Telephone, then Craig’s Answering Service and later Rheem, and lastly, Pittsburgh Forging. Eleanor loved crossword and word search puzzles, watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monaca.She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Mike Fredericks exactly 30 years to date in 1988, a son, Allen Fredericks, a daughter Carol Skrlac, a brother, Chuck McCandless, a sister, Marian Poliak, mother in law Ann Staff, brother in law Tom (Shirley) Fredericks, brother in law Richard Fredericks and brother in law, Larry Kilian.Eleanor is survived by a son, Timothy (Mary Sue) Fredericks, a son in law, Jack Skrlac,, sister in law Mary Jane Fredericks, Nine grandchildren; Amy (Michael) Rowland, Brad (Nadine) Skrlac, Drew (Jaime) Fredericks, Todd Fredericks, Steven (April) Fredericks, Matt Fredericks, Ben (Erin) Fredericks, Laura Fredericks, Curtis (Jennifer) Skelton, nineteen great grandchildren, a sister, Pat Kilian, and many nieces and nephews.Friends will be received on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca where prayers will be offered at 8:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 am in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monaca. Private burial will take place at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Monaca.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.