Ethel W. Eanet, 82, who was an editor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies at Georgetown University, a teacher in the D.C. public school system and an aide at the State Department, died of a cerebral hemorrhage Jan. 11 at George Washington University Hospital.
Mrs. Eanet was a past president of the Washington chapter of Hadassah and the Washington chapter of Brandeis Women, a member of the board of the American Technion Society, a chairman of Israel Bond drives for the United Jewish Appeal and a member of Adas Israel Congregation.
Mrs. Eanet was born in Charles Town, W.Va., grew up in Washington and graduated from the Emerson Institute. She also graduated from George Washington University and earned a master's degree in Romance languages at Catholic University.
In the 1920s, she worked for the State Department in Washington and in Paris and Rome. Following her marriage in 1929 to Dr. Paul Eanet, she taught at Langley Junior High in Washington. She continued that work until 1948. In 1967, she went to work for the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where she helped edit a collection of papers on foreign affairs and also was an assistant to Walter Laqueur, the chairman of the center's research council.
Her husband died in 1965.
Survivors include a son, Lawrence J., of Bethesda; a sister, Eva Reinkel of Silver Spring, and three grandchildren.