OBITUARY MADELEINE BLANCHE ELLIS Ph.D. 1915 - 2008 Peacefully at Fulford Residence in Montreal, Quebec, on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. Beloved daughter of Lilian Fitzmaurice and George Porter Ellis, predeceased by her brother Clifford Fitzmaurice Ellis. World-recognized J.J. Rousseau Scholar, author and critic all her professional life; well loved professor of French Literature and Art History at Marianopolis college for thirty-four years, she inspired her students to aspire to their goals; she loved them all. Survived by her nieces Susan Ellis Burpee (Thomas) and Madeleine Ellis; three great-nieces Wendy Burpee Boutros (Boutros), Stephanie Burpee Barker (Christopher) and Jessica Burpee; three great-grand-nieces Alexander Barker, Caroline Wei-Wei Barker and Isabelle Boutros; and two great-grand-nephews Max Zhou Hao Barker and Oliver Dong Young Boutros. We her family, wish to thank all the many professional and volunteer members of Fulford Residence for their kindness, care and encouragement of Dr. Ellis during her time there. We also thank many professional staff of NOVA-Montreal and the volunteers of meals-on-wheels at The Church of The Ascension of Our Lord and St. Matthias parish who enabled her to remain at home as long as possible. Funeral Mass at The Ascension of Our Lord Church 375 Kitchener (Corner of Clarke and Sherbrooke St. W.) Westmount, Qc at 1:30 p.m. No visitation at her request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lilian Fitzmaurice Foundation Scholarship Fund c/o Registrar University College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. M5S 1A1, or the Fulford Residence 1221 Guy St., Mtl, Qc. H3H 2K5, or NOVA-Montreal 310 Victoria Ave. #403 Westmount, Qc H3Z 2M9, would be greatly appreciated.