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Jeffrey D. Ellingham

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Jeffrey D Ellingham, 69 of Rotonda West, FL passed away on September 25, 2020 after a 6-1/2 year battle with Leukemia.

Jeff was the youngest of 5 born to Freeman & Margaret (McColl) Ellingham of LeRoy, NY. He graduated from LeRoy High School in 1970. Jeff attended Monroe Community College then enlisted in the Army in Jan 1971. After honorable discharge in 1974 he made his way to Tucson, AZ attended Pima Community College and worked at the Tucson Post Office.

Jeff & Kathleen (Sisson) were married on August 13, 1976 and returned to LeRoy, NY in 1978 where Jeff worked in the Rochester Post Office retiring in 2006 after being Post Master in Bergen, LeRoy, Batavia & Medina, NY. After retiring Jeff concentrated on GOLF and moved to FL when Kathy retired in 2008.

Jeff was preceded in death by his Parents; Father-in-law Edwin Sisson and Brother-in-law John Kelly. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy, Son Joshua and Daughters Rebecca (Ken Kramarz) Powers and Christina (Maj James) Gibbs; Grandchildren Alexis Powers, Dekker, Rowan, Kallum and Maddox Gibbs. Siblings Jean Kelly; John (Mary Jo) Ellingham; Joan (Lloyd) Eldridge; Jim (Mary Beth) Ellingham. Mother-in-Law Lois (McQuillen) Sisson; Sister-in-Law Barbara (Harold/Tom) White; Brothers-in law James (Elizabeth) Sisson; and John (Theresa) Sisson, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and many fellow golfers.

Services are private with internment in Sarasota National Cemetery on Mon. October 19, 2020 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations to be made in Jeff’s honor to Tidewell Hospice in Englewood, FL or Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa FL.

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Patricia Allen

October 7, 2020

Kathy and Family, My thoughts and prayers have been with you. Praying for your comfort and strength at this time. Jeff will be so missed and remembered. Such a sweet, friendly, caring guy. Patty Hope Allen

Leslie DeLooze

October 5, 2020

Our thoughts are with you all.
Jim and Leslie DeLooze

Lorri Felt- Jacobs

October 4, 2020

Kathy and family, I am so sorry hearing of Jeff's death. He fought hard that's for sure. Such a nasty disease. The Ellingham- Felt family go way back many years. Jeff was such a good guy . His family was wonderful. Always had that smile on his face! Peace and blessings for you all. Lorri

Joanne Vernaccini

October 2, 2020

Kathy &Family
So very sorry for your loss. Jeff was a wonderful person I got to know him his Senior year we sat next to each other in Business Math. He entertained me every day.
RIP Jeff
Love
Joanne Vernaccini


Mary Lynn Jacko

October 1, 2020

Kathy and all,
My heart goes out to all of you. Heaven gained another of the good guys, and much too soon. RIP, Jeff.
With love and prayers, Mary Lynn.

Rachel Tomidy

October 1, 2020

Mr. Ellingham was one of my favorite regulars at LeRoy Country Club. He was always kind and smiling and his jovial positivity was contagious. I’m very sorry for his family and all that knew and loved him for this immense loss. ((Hugs))❤️

Julie Mancuso

September 30, 2020

Our deepest condolences to the Ellingham Family-we were so sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing...heaven just became that much sweeter-Peace to your souls

Donna Gaylord

September 30, 2020

Kathy and family, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

dan gill

September 30, 2020

FAMILY

I THOUGHT THE OTHER DAY WHEN I HEARD THE NEWS I COULD ONLY THINK OF THAT BIG OLE SMILE HE ALWAYS HAD. HIS NICKNAME WAS FACE AND HE WAS A GREAT GUY , IM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS

Liz and Bill Harris

September 30, 2020

Bill and I love the photos. They made us smile but we are still sad. Our condolences to Kathy and the family.

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