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Sarah A. Ellis

July 26, 1940 ~ March 16, 2022 (age 81)

Obituary

Pani Sarah “Sally” A. Ellis Endwell – Sally Ellis, 81, of Endwell, NY, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on March 16, 2022. She was born in Binghamton, NY on July 26th, 1940, and was predeceased by her infant son, Patrick M. Ellis, her parents, James and Norma Stevens, her stepfather, Burton Chamberlain and her siblings, Margaret Miller, Evelyn Lewis and James Stevens, Jr. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Fr. Deacon Charles Ellis, Sr., her children Charles E. Ellis, Jr. (Julie), Victoria M. Bennett, Cynthia A. Jones (Robert), Rebecca L. Cooper (Shawn), Fr. Michael J. Ellis (Jesica) & Fr. George E. Ellis (Sarah); along with 17 cherished grandchildren & 6 great-grandchildren, her beloved sister, Geraldine Allen and her dear best friends, Shirley Demick and Helen Campbell. Mom loved all her many nieces & nephews, along with her church family & friends. Her companion pug, Kiki, was always seen by her side. Early in life, she worked as a legal secretary, and she was employed by Binghamton Parks & Recreation; she served as a leader for Girl Scouts of USA. She was an active member of St. Michael’s for decades, on the Church Parish Council, School Guild, and as the Advisor of the Jr. ACRY. For many years, she assisted her son, Fr. Michael at Camp Nazareth. She dedicated 35 yrs. of her life to Foster Care with her husband by her side. Along with friendship of her girlfriends, she shared the joy of crafting & cooking. Her family and friends never went hungry. She was a master cook and loved to make traditional foods for everyone to enjoy! She dedicated her entire life to her beloved family. A funeral service will be held at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, 296 Clinton Street, Binghamton, NY at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Prior to service, calling hours 9:00-10:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery in the spring. Please make any donations in her name to St Michael’s Orthodox Church.

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