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John Ellis

John Ellis

Thursday, July 25, 2019

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Obituary for John Ellis

ELLIS, John Edward - Passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in his 78th year. Son of the late John and Margaret Ellis. Beloved husband of Roselyn for 57 years. Loving father of Warren (Jackie), and predeceased by his son John (the late Laurie). Proud poppa of John, Amanda, Grant, and Ty. Great-Grandfather of 3. Brother of Bonnie, Jill, and the late Hope. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, July 31st at Celebrations, 35 Lindsay Street North, Lindsay from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memorial donations may be made via cheque through the funeral home or online at www.mackeys.ca. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mackey Funeral Home, 33 Peel Street, Lindsay (705-328-2721)

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    35 Lindsay Street North
    Lindsay, Ontario
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    Wednesday, July 31, 2019
    11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | 1:00pm
    35 Lindsay Street North
    Lindsay, Ontario
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    Wednesday, July 31, 2019
    Pastor Brian Farmer
  • Reception

    Wednesday, July 31, 2019 |
    35 Lindsay Street North
    Lindsay, Ontario
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    Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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The Wilcox’s, John & Shona Perrin, and others have planted trees to honor the life of John Ellis.
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The Wilcox’s planted a memorial tree for John Ellis
Comment | Posted at 12:16pm via Memorial Tree

John & Shona Perrin

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, the courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.
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John & Shona Perrin planted a memorial tree for John Ellis
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Robert Mantle

Roselyn, Warren, Jackie and family,
We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was a wonderful man. We had a lot of good laughs over the years. Those memories will live on forever in our hearts. RIP John.
Bob, Jackie and family
Comment | Posted at 08:49pm via Condolence

Bob Anderson

Roslyn, Warren Jackie and family.
My heartfelt condolences to you all.
John (Mr Ellis to me was such a nice man. Earlier in my life I spent alot of time at John and Rozelyns .
Iether up at the cottage @ Mink lake or maybe at the hockey arena or tournament.
John always found a way to be posative. I have alot of good memories . Roselyn, Warren and Jackie my heart is with you all.
RIP Mr Ellis.
Love you all.
Bob Anderson
Comment | Posted at 05:37pm via Condolence

gloria lynch

Dear Roz and family. So very sorry to hear of John`s passing. My deepest and heartfelt sympathy. He was a wonderful person and friend.
Comment | Posted at 07:34am via Condolence

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