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Edna Henrietta Ellison


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Edna Henrietta Ellison Obituary
Edna Henrietta Ellison

AGE: 92 • Jackson, NJ

Edna Henrietta Ellison, 92, of Jackson, NJ, formerly of Holiday City, Berkeley Twp., NJ and Staten Island, NY, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014.

Born June 30, 1922 in Ridgewood, Brooklyn, Edna lived in Staten Island for over four decades before the settling in NJ with her husband.

Edna was very active at St. Teresa Catholic Church and School on Staten Island, where she and her husband raised their children.

She was a talented artist who did needlework and ceramics. Edna was very generous and gave many of her ceramic pieces to family and friends. She was quite fashionable and loved to dance. Neighbors, friends, and caretakers were always taken with Edna's affable personality. Family, friends, and neighbors alike loved her dearly.

Edna was predeceased by her beloved husband of 55 years, the late Ronald Ellison.

She was loved by her surviving children Joan Erskine and her fiancé John Fuoco, Ronald Ellison and his wife Carolyn, and Diane La Franca.

Also cherished and survived by five grand children Jill, Steven, Ronnie, Jeffrey, Amy and seven great-grand children Melanie, Michael, Nicole, Christopher, Alyssa, Kaylee, Zoe.

The family will receive friends Monday 2-4 & 7-9pm with a funeral service to be offered at 8:30pm at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals DeBow Chapel, 150 West Veterans Hwy, Jackson, NJ.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 20, 2014
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