Sophie Ellingson

September 26, 1923January 4, 2018
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Sophie (Chanchuck) Ellingson – of Marshfield, formerly of Scituate entered into God’s loving hands on January 4, 2019 after a brief illness at the age of 95.

She was born on September 26, 1923 to the late John and Julia (Jaroslvwska) Chanchuck and was raised there with her brothers and sisters who all predeceased her.

She eloped with and married the love of her life, Oliver Ellingson, on August 13, 1941. The two resided together for many years in North Dakota, where they began their family. They moved to Massachusetts to be close to family. She was an avid Boston Red Sox fan and lived in Scituate for many years before moving to Marshfield. She loved spending time with all of her grandchildren and doing word search puzzles.

She was the devoted mother of Judy Cavanagh and her husband George of Scituate, Harold Glen Ellingson of Wyoming, Steven Ellingson and his wife Mary of Marshfield, Dawn Willis and her husband Brad of Plymouth, Michael Ellingson of Plymouth and the late Shirley Lee Roberts.

Cherished grandmother to 16 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral at the Christ Lutheran Church, 460 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 11 AM. Immediately following, she will be laid to rest beside her late husband at Cudworth Cemetery. Visiting Hours Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 2-5 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to a charity of your choice.


  • Visitation Sunday, January 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 14, 2019

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Barbara Phinney

January 13, 2019

Deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Love Barbara and Carl

The Family

January 13, 2019

3 of Sophie’s Great Great Grandchildren

Steve Ellingson

January 12, 2019

Love You Mom. Always in my heart ❤❤❤❤

Judy Cavanagh

January 11, 2019

Love You, Mom

George and Donna Winter

January 9, 2019

Michael, Jackie and Brandon and all the rest of the family, may all the memories of your Mother and Grandmother give you peace in the coming weeks. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless!

Mark Lee

January 8, 2019

Mary Ellingson

January 8, 2019

From the Family. Sophie was the kindest woman with a heart of Gold. She will be missed by all love you Mom/Gramma E 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖

LoriBeth Waldon

January 7, 2019

LoriBeth Waldon

January 7, 2019

I loved hearing stories from Grandma E
about the past she had some amazing memories and she always new the right thing to say when you were searching for advice or comfort❤Oliver would add how she always had something sweet❤❤ I LoVe YoU Grandma E

Aleshia Ellingson

January 7, 2019