Eleanor W. Serio, a retired Baltimore County school nurse, died Sunday at St. Joseph Medical Center of complications related to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The Owings Mills resident was 76.
Born Eleanor Walker in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised on Lyttleton Road in Baltimore, she was a 1945 graduate of Forest Park High School.
After attending Goucher College, she earned a degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in 1952. She worked in the maternity ward of Johns Hopkins Hospital and taught nursing until 1961.
She then became Dulaney High School's nurse for 30 years, until her 1992 retirement.
She was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church in Owings Mills, where she taught adult Sunday school and where services were held Wednesday.
Survivors include two sons, Christopher A. Serio of Ellicott City and Paul J. Serio of Catonsville; and five cousins. Her marriage to Joseph J. Serio ended in divorce.