Mary E. Ellis
June 3, 1922 – September 18, 2020
RUMFORD: Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Ciccarelli Ellis, 98, of Rumford passed on to join her beloved husband Carl on Friday September 18, 2020. She was the oldest of 7 children and was born to Harriet Burgess and Antonio Ciccarelli on June 3, 1922. Betty served as a yeoman in the Navy WAVES during WW 2, working at the Pentagon. Later she worked for Central Maine RR before operating her beauty shop for 13 years. She was an avid Red Sox and Seadog fan. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting and creating afghans for her family and friends. Betty especially enjoyed playing Scrabble and cribbage with her favorite nieces and nephew. She is survived by her son Carl Ellis, Jr. and spouse Sonjia, daughter Elizabeth Svec and spouse Randolph, and sister Gloria Shaw. She also leaves behind her grandchildren; Christine Reynolds, Diane Ellis, Susan and Jessica Svec, her great grandchildren, Courtney Barber, Kai, Kirk and Kane Stevens and great-great grandchildren, Penelope and Tanner Barber and several nieces and nephews. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.sgthibaultfuneralhome.com Per Betty’s wishes, there will be no services and she will be interred next to her husband Carl at the Maine Veteran’s Cemetery in Augusta. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 250 Penobscot St. Rumford, 364-4366.
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Mary E. Ellis
September 24, 2020
Rest in Peace Auntie you will be missed dearly.
September 21, 2020
Betty was an amazing woman. I loved doing her hair every week at RCH. She wouldn’t leave her room for much, but she’d come to get her hair done! We had lovely conversations. She was so interesting to chat with. I’ve missed her all these months of being away from the home because of Covid. I will miss her always. She was very dear to my heart. RIP sweet lady. Say hi to Rose for me! Love and prayers to her family.