Barbara Ellis

Oct 02, 2018

Knox — Barbara G. (Olson) Ellis passed away suddenly Aug. 14, 2018, surrounded by her family in Bangor. She was born April 9, 1934, in Millis, Mass., the daughter of George Olson and Beatrice (Fisher) Olson.

Barbara was a homemaker, involved with her church group and affiliated with historical societies and musical bands. She most enjoyed being with family and friends, traveling, camping, and especially loved going dancing.

She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Robert H. Ellis Sr.; and her sister, Charlotte (Olson) Lebherz of Falmouth, Mass.

She is survived by her three sons, Robert H. Ellis Jr. of Millis, Mass., William and wife Enid of Wheelock, Vt., and Stephen of Marion, Mass., and Fayette; four grandchildren, Timothy Ellis of Franklin, Tenn., Nicole Brown and husband Michael of Bedford, N.H., Alissa Holt and husband Luke of Warren, R.I., and Heather Lynch and husband Maury of Montpelier, Vt. She is also survived by two great-grandsons, Owen and Colin Brown. She also will be missed by close friend and companion Harold Emerson of Knox.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grand Lake Stream Historical Society, 9 Brown Lane, Grand Lake Stream, ME 04668 or a charity of your choice.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m., at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. A private burial will follow.

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