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Ronald F. Ellingham Sr.

By T.J. Woodward

Ronald F. Ellingham Sr., 75 of Stafford, died August 12, 2011 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. He was born October 31, 1935 in Batavia, NY to the late Robert (Carmelita Blatt) Ellingham. Mr. Ellingham worked for many years as the Postmaster in Oakfield. He was a former member of Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph’s Church, Oakfield Lions Club, and he was an Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. Ron loved the outdoors, landscaping and traveling. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather. He is preceded in death by a brother Jerry Ellingham.

He is survived by his wife Josephine M. (Campesi) Ellingham of Stafford; son Ronald F. (Lara) Ellingham Jr. of Fairport; daughter Terri L. Snyder of LeRoy; sister Mary Skeet of Batavia; brothers Robert (Sandra) of Elba; James of FL; Timothy and David Ellingham both of Rochester; 6 grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews also survive.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be private. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum.  

The family suggests memorials be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at or to the Pluta Cancer Center at . For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit  or call (343-8260). Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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