Peter F. Ellis

Manchester, New Hampshire


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LACONIA -- Peter F. Ellis, 88, of 214 Winter St., died Dec. 21, 2009, at his home.

He was born April 27, 1921, in New York City, to Thomas and Margaret (McGuire) Ellis. He obtained post graduate degrees in Sacred Scripture while studying in Rome, Paris and Jerusalem. He taught Sacred...

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Condolences to all the family members. Pete was an excellent teacher of Scripure when I was a seminarian at Esopus (1951-52 (??).
May he restinm peace.
Rev. Gerard Schreiber C.Ss.R.

Judy, Eric, and Mark,

I was saddened to hear of Peter's death, but it brought back many pleasant memories of sharing an office with him, talking to Judy, visiting your home in NY for the Kentucky Derby. He was a wonderful man, a great scholar and a good friend. He made great contributions to Scripture studies in this country. I used his Men and Message when I was a high school teacher of religion. Our conversations were always enlightening. He welcomed me to Fordham in1976...