November 30, 2020

Eleanor M. (Hirsch) Choate


Choate, Eleanor M. (Hirsch), 88, of Seekonk, MA, died peacefully on April 13, 2020 at the Hattie Ide Chaffee Home, East Providence. She was the beloved wife of Dudley A. Choate.

Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Arnold and Marie I. (Couture) Hirsch, she lived in Seekonk for 56 years.

Mrs. Choate was a graduate of East Senior High School (Tolman), Pawtucket Class of 1949.

Eleanor was a member of the League of Women Voters and she was an election polling clerk for the Town of Seekonk. She enjoyed the beach and playing the piano.

Besides her husband of sixty five years, she is survived by her children, Marilynn Harper and her husband Bob of Seekonk, MA, Robert Choate and his wife Donna of Rehoboth, MA, Nancy Choate of San Francisco, CA, and Elaine Choate of Seekonk, MA and five grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Dorothy Laird and Marion Hirsch and step-daughter of the late Helen Hirsch.

Her funeral service will be private. Arrangements are by the                 W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, Riverside. For full obituary and online condolences please visit 


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