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James L. Ellis, Sr.

November 20, 1938 ~ August 4, 2020 (age 81)

Obituary

CLIFTON PARK - James Leroy Ellis, Sr. (Jim), started his journey on November 20, 1938 and boarded the train completing his journey on August 4, 2020.  He leaves to celebrate and cherish the memories made together, devoted wife Mary; five children: Rev. Dr. JoAnne Ellis Evans of Richmond, VA., Deacon James L. Jr. (Gloria) Ellis of Davenport, Iowa, Timothy A. Ellis, Stephenie Ellis Reid and Kyle Ellis (Kate); four sisters: Marie Brandow, Marilyn McKenzie, Gloria McKenzie and Lorraine McKenzie; Mother-in-law, Doris Desmarais; brother-in-law, Stephen (Joann) Desmarais and sister-in-law, Nancy Middleton of Kingston, NY; eight grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.  Also survived by hosts of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, close friends among them Vince and Antionette Mainillo, and devoted neighbors Jack and Sherry Langlois.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 12:00 noon at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave, Colonie. Visitation will be prior to the service from 11:00 to 12:00 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, Gift Processing Center, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208 in memory of James L. Ellis Sr. To leave a message of condolence for the family or to view Jim’s video tribute, visit www.CannonFuneral.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
August 8, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cannon Funeral Home
2020 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 8, 2020

12:00 PM
Cannon Funeral Home
2020 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205

Video is available for this event


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