Ellis W. Carle II
Ellis W. Carle II of Kingston passed away peacefully Tuesday in Penn State Hershey Medical Center, surrounded by members of his loving family.

He was born in Nesbitt Hospital, Kingston, on Oct. 28, 1946, to Gertrude A. Carle and the late Ellis W. Carle Sr.

He graduated from West Side Central Catholic High School and King's College, Wilkes-Barre.

Ellis was employed by Luzerne County Children and Youth Services for 33 years. He retired from LCC&YS in 2001 and became the program representative for the state Department of Public Welfare, Northeast Regional Office of Children, Youth and Families. He retired from the state position in September 2007. He will be sadly missed by the many co-workers and clients that he befriended throughout his career.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre.

Ellis was an active member in the Kingston Independent Fire Co. 1 for 39 years and a former trustee. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 395. He was also an active participant in many of his children's extracurricular activities through the years.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Patti Ann Carle.

He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia; daughter, Lisa and son-in-law, Anthony Long; sons, Edward and Jeffrey Carle; mother, Gertrude A. Carle; sister, Trudie and brother-in-law, Robert Kertulis; grandchildren, Gwyneth and Anthony Long; many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. from Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre, with Monsignor Joseph Rauscher officiating.

Interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Shavertown. Friends may call Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home. A service will be conducted by Kingston Independent Fire Co. 1 at 7 p.m., members are asked to meet at the funeral home at 6:45 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Children and Youth in care of the Ellis Carle Scholarship Fund.
Published by Citizens Voice from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2008.
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Dear Patti and family, we were out of town when we heard the sad news about Ellie. I always enjoyed working and talking with him at the Fire Company. Nancy would love hearing the news about the relatives they had in common. He was a good man and will be missed.
Scott and Nancy Dietterick
February 11, 2008
DEAR CARLE FAMILY:
PLEASE KNOW THAT ELLIS WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS. WE ARE DISTANT FAMILY (THE COMISKEY,IDE AND MEAD'S) AND FRIENDS FROM LONG AGO,THE WAYNE KING FAMILY FROM RUTTER AVE. ELLIS AND WAYNE WERE IN THE FIRE DEPT. TOGETHER.
MAY THE LORD COMFORT YOU IN YOUR TIME OF SORROW AND MAY HE SOFTEN THE LOSS THROUGH TIME AND MEMORIES.
RO COLLYER (FORMERLY ROSE KING)
ANNA COMISKEY
JESSICA CAREY (FORMERLY JESSICA KING
RO COLLYER
February 9, 2008
Patty, Lisa, Eddie, and Jeff, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Ellie was a great person with a wonderful smile. He was always ready to lend a hand or give a supportive word. I will truely miss him.
Love and prayers.
Susan (Bloom) Lee
Susan Lee
February 9, 2008
Dear Carle Family, Mr. Ellis was a great man. He always had a kind word of encouragement when I was starting in the arena of social work. He thought me many things. May God bless your family now and always and know that he had a great effect on a lot of people.
Darrell Johnson
February 8, 2008
I am so sorry to hear of Ellis's passing. I had the pleasure of getting to know him through work but was blessed with a kind friendship. He will always be remembered as a great honorable man who never hesitated to give support and/or advice to anyone in need. He has touch the hearts of many and will truly be missed. Sending prayers to all family and friends at this difficult time.
Shawna Miggins
February 8, 2008
Pat, sorry for your loss. Ellis was a good friend and co-worker. I'm glad I was able to stop in and see him on Sunday. Sorry we won't be able to make the viewing or funeral. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care
Mark and Dianne Schrode
February 8, 2008
We are sorry to hear of Ellie's passing. I know we've lost touch since Patti Ann passed, but you've always remained in my family's thoughts.
May god bless you in your time of sorrow & need.
(Wayne, Rose & Jessica King)
Jessica King
February 7, 2008
Marc & I are very sorry to hear the sad news about Ellis. We've know Ellis since the middle 70's through C&Y as our foster parent supervisor, and with volunteering with our local ambulances & fire depts., and Medic 1 & 302. A good friend who will be missed by all who knew him. He gave so much for his community & family.
Marc & Jan Bregman
February 7, 2008
I'm so sorry to hear of Ellis's passing. He has been a mentor for me and my family for a long time. A huge piece of my heart goes with him and his family during this sad time. Our prayers will always be with you. The Hyman/Wilk family
Karla hyman
February 7, 2008
I worked with Ellis over 25 years ago, but have run into him every so often since then. What a great man. How lucky I am to have known him. He is truly an angel. God Bless.
Mary Jo Goeringer
February 7, 2008
Patti, Jeff and Family
The boys and I are very sorry for your loss. Ellis always had a smile, i especially remember his humor when John and Jeff would would be together. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sending an exra hug for jeff.
Betty Jones
February 7, 2008
Stog and I were very saddened to hear of the passing of Ellie. We had many a good time in his company and we are are so sorry for you loss. He will be missed...
Maryanne & Bill Stogoski, Jr.
February 6, 2008
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