Eleanore Weiss, 88, of Fairfield, died March 11, 2010, at St. Vincent's Medical Center.

Born in Bridgeport, a daughter of the late Abraham and Rose (Manasevit) Skydel, she was one of the proprietors of the family business, Skydel's Department Store in Bridgeport, for many years.

She was the wife of the late Henry Weiss for more than 30 years, and was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.

She is survived by her children, Adam Weiss and his wife, Becca of Huntington, Vt., and Rebecca Gaudet and her husband, Mark of Fairfield; a sister, Edith Katzen and her husband, Buddy of Fairfield; and by her grandchildren, Amara, Caelin, Thea and Justin.

Services took place on Sunday at The Abraham L. Green and Son Funeral Home, 88 Beach Road, Fairfield; interment followed at Ahavath Achim Cemetery on Reid Street. Shiva was observed at the Weiss residence in Fairfield on Sunday and Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.