Merilee Sandra Ellsworth
Merilee Sandra (Wood) Ellsworth

Pembroke, NH — Merilee Sandra (Wood) Ellsworth, 78, passed away peacefully at Granite VNA Hospice House in Concord, NH on September 13, 2021.

Merilee was born in Nashua, NH to the late Duane and Natalie (Bennett) Wood. She graduated from Nashua High and attended UNH in Durham, where she met her late ex-husband Richard Ellsworth.

She spent 26 years in Epsom, NH raising her family, and also serving as town clerk. In 1997 she moved with her late companion Mike Cowan, to Arizona and then to Henderson, NV where she retired from the US Postal Service. In June, she returned to NH to be with family.

She is survived by her three siblings - Dawna Beausoleil (Bryan), Daryl Tucker, Scott Wood; sister-in-law Geri Morgan; her five children - Melissa Roberts (Chris), Clint Ellsworth (Heidi), Becky Fultz (Rich), Cale Ellsworth (Kristy), Luke Ellsworth (Carrie); her grandchildren - Brittany (Topher), Danielle, Joshua, Baily, Cameron, Reagan, Samantha, Jacob, Corbin, Alex, Ashley, Abbie, Austin and great grandchildren Benjamin, Teagan, and Cayden. She also leaves behind her beloved service dog and her best friend, Champion.

Interment at a later date at Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua NH.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Merilee's memory may be made to your local animal rescue.

Assisting with arrangements is the Cremation Society of New Hampshire. To view Merilee's online tribute, send condolences to her family, or for more information, visit
Published by Concord Monitor on Sep. 19, 2021.
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My sincerest condolences to all of the family. I think that I last saw her when we were at her home in Arizona. It is a pleasant memory of a nice visit. She will be missed.
September 20, 2021
I was so sorry to hear about Merilee´s passing. Thoughts & prayers are with you all . Your Mom & I work together at the Town Office for a few years.
Gloria Reeves
September 19, 2021
My sincere sympathy to the Ellsworth family - my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Debbie Reeves
September 19, 2021
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