Cartwright Funeral Homes


HORTON, Eleanor M. (O’Connor), of Braintree, formerly of Cambridge, passed away on February 22, 2021, after a wonderful life, at the age of 95. Born and raised in Cambridge, Eleanor attended Cambridge Public Schools. Prior to her retirement, she had worked as a food service worker for the Cambridge Public Schools for over 18 years. In her free time, she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cross stitch and reading, however, spending time with her family and friends is what brought her the most joy. A devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, aunt and friend, Eleanor will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Eleanor was the wife of the late Victor Horton. Loving mother of Pauline and her husband Albert of Attleboro, Beverly and her husband Daniel of Lebanon, CT, Victor and his wife Martina of Colorado Springs, CO, James and his wife Susan of Paxton, and Florence and her husband Thomas of Braintree. Daughter of the late Jeremiah and Eva (Lewis) O’Connor. Sister of the late­­­­­­­­­­­ Anna Beals, Doris Richardson, Joan Studdert, Carol O’Connor, James O’Connor, Joseph O’Connor, John O’Connor, Francis O’Connor, Gerald O’Connor and Paul O’Connor. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 1 step great grandchild, 2 great great grandchildren and 19 nieces and nephews. In keeping with the Covid-19 guidelines, which include face coverings, social distancing and wait times in line due to temporary limited capacity, relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visitation period on Monday, March 1st from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St (Rt. 28), Randolph. A private Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 PM in the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Perkins School for the Blind, 175 N Beacon St, Watertown, MA 02472 or to Old Colony Hospice, 321 Manley St, West Bridgewater, MA 02379. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit

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