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September 30, 2020 - 4:21pm

Jeffrey D. Ellingham

posted by Lisa Ace.


Jeffrey D. Ellingham, 69 of Rotonda West, FL passed away on September 25, 2020 after a 6-1/2 year battle with Leukemia. 

Jeff was the youngest of 5 born to Freeman & Margaret (McColl) Ellingham of LeRoy, NY. He graduated from LeRoy High School in 1970. Jeff attended Monroe Community College then enlisted in the Army in Jan 1971. After honorable discharge in 1974 he made his way to Tucson, AZ attended Pima Community College and worked at the Tucson Post Office. 

Jeff & Kathleen (Sisson) were married on August 13, 1976 and returned to LeRoy, NY in 1978 where Jeff worked in the Rochester Post Office retiring in 2006 after being Post Master in Bergen, LeRoy, Batavia & Medina, NY. After retiring Jeff concentrated on GOLF and moved to FL when Kathy retired in 2008. 
Jeff was preceded in death by his Parents; Father-in-law Edwin Sisson and Brother-in-law John Kelly. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy, Son Joshua and Daughters Rebecca (Ken Kramarz) Powers and Christina (Maj James) Gibbs; Grandchildren Alexis Powers, Dekker, Rowan, Kallum and Maddox Gibbs. 

Siblings Jean Kelly; John (Mary Jo) Ellingham; Joan (Lloyd) Eldridge; Jim (Mary Beth) Ellingham. Mother- in-Law Lois (McQuillen) Sisson; Sister-in-Law Barbara (Harold/Tom) White; Brothers-in law James (Elizabeth) Sisson; and John (Theresa) Sisson, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and many fellow golfers. 
Services are private with internment in Sarasota National Cemetery on Mon. October 19, 2020 at 1pm. 

In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations to be made in Jeff’s honor to Tidewell Hospice in Englewood, FL or Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa FL. 
Your memories and condolences may be shared with Jeff’s family at https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/englewood-fl/jeffrey-ellingham-9379847 

 

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