Pat Ellis
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Obituary of Pat Ellis

Peacefully, at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus, on Friday, February 19th, 2021, Gladys “Pat” Ellis (nee Griffenham) passed away at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late William A. Ellis (1995).

Dear mother of William Ellis (Betty), Leland Ellis (Sally), Ruthann Howard, Darlene Makela (Gerry), Sandy Maynard (Tom), and Jody Ellis (Kelly).

Survived by her sister Ruth Lachine.

Pat will be fondly remembered by her 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and her great great grandchild.

Predeceased by her sisters Margaret Reissner, Helen Goddard, Nora McAuley, and Nancy DeLaet.

She will be missed by many nieces and nephews.

A Private Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at 11am. Interment to follow in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. The Funeral Service will be livestreamed at

Donations in Pat’s memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham (519-351-2040)

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