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Former Scarsdale Bowl Recipient Eleanor November Passes Away

The NovembersRobert and Eleanor November at the 2015 Scarsdale Bowl AwardsEleanor Tripp November passed away January 30, 2019 at her home in Rye, NY, to which she and her husband moved from Greenacres six years ago. She and her husband Robert were the recipients of the Scarsdale Bowl in in 2001. The bowl Committee recognized her many volunteer activities in her then 36 years in Scarsdale.

They included President of the Greenacres PTA and Secretary of the PT Council, Chair of the Task Force on Drugs and Alcohol, President of Scarsdale-Edgemont Family Counseling, service on many village advisory boards, including Environmental Preservation (chair) Advisory Committee on Youth and Advisory Committee on Human Relations. She started teaching Living in America an English as a second language program for international women at Hitchcock Church in 1977 and became the coordinator of the program in 1988.

Mrs. November was a member of Hitchcock Church for 47 years, and an elder, deacon and the chair of the Mission Committee and other committees.

After graduating from Smith College Mrs. November studied at The London School of Economics, earned a Teachers Training Certificate from The Shady Hill School in Cambridge, MA and an MA in history from Columbia University. She taught at Shady Hill School for several years and after receiving her Columbia degree, authored “To America”, a supplementary middle school textbook published by Harcourt Brace.

Mrs. November was an enthusiastic skier, tennis player and sailor as well as a devoted wife, mother and cook, well known for her chocolate chip cookies.

She leaves her husband Robert, sons Peter (Elana) and David (Megan) and grandchildren Zachary, Lucas, Hadley and George November. She is survived by her brother James TB Tripp and sister Frances Hawke and was predeceased by her brother William V Tripp III.

There will be a memorial service at Hitchcock Presbyterian Church at 2 pm on Sunday, February 3, 2019. Contribution in her memory may be made to the Living in America Program of Hitchcock Church or to Scarsdale-Edgemont Family Counseling Service.

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