Joan T. Ellis

February 04, 1931 - October 28, 2015 

Joan T. Ellis

February 04, 1931 - October 28, 2015 

Obituary for Joan T. Ellis

Dateline: Malta, NY
Joan T. Ellis, age 84, died on October 28, 2015 with her loving family by her side. She was born on February 4, 1931 in Amsterdam, NY and was the daughter of the late John and Florence (Wiles) Tooker. She had lived at Home of the Good Shepard in Malta and Woodlawn Commons in Saratoga Springs most recently, and prior to that lived in Clifton Park for 42 years. Mrs. Ellis was a graduate of Canajoharie High School, where she was salutatorian of her class, and attended nursing school. Joan devoted her life to the betterment of others and was well known as a giving soul. Her family was her precious focus and her enduring love for her children flowed over to her grandchildren as the years passed by. She was a long time active member and a volunteer at Christ Community Reformed Church in Clifton Park, and volunteered for many years at Captain’s Treasures. The special relationships that she forged will be the treasure of those who will miss her.
She was the beloved wife of the late Gordon Ellis, loving mother of Robert (Suzanne) Ellis of Saratoga Springs, NY, Richard (Susie) Ellis of Sarasota, FL, Karen (Michael) Zarate of El Paso, TX, Thomas (Dianne) Ellis of Cary, NC, William (Linda) Ellis of Fayetteville, GA, Carolyn (Rick) Guyer of Burnt Hills, NY, Barbara (Andy) Gallenkamp of Dawsonville, GA and John (Erica) Ellis of Marietta, GA; adoring grandmother of Nicole (John) Messier-Marino & Corinne Ellis; Matt, Chris & Sara Ellis; Christina, Vanessa and Marques Zarate; Kimberly & Natalie Ellis; Gordon & Kayla Ellis; Steven Childs, Amanda & Eric Guyer; Ryan Gallenkamp; and Nick & Mackenzie Ellis; cherished great grandmother of Ella Messier & Luca Marino and Journey & Jayden Perry. She was pre deceased by her brother, John Tooker.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, November 5 from 4 to 7 pm at Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake, NY 12019 .
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 6 at 10 AM at Christ Community Reformed Church, 1010 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Rev. Dr. Johan Bosman will officiate.
Interment will be in Park View Cemetery, Schenectady, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York, 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405, Albany NY 12205 and Christ Community Reformed Church 1010 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065.
With confidence, the family has placed their trust in the loving care of the Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake NY, and they encourage you to view and leave messages on Mrs. Ellis’ Book of Memories at www.TownleyWheelerFH.com

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