BANGOR – Carolyn “Callie” W. Ellis, 87, passed away peacefully, Feb. 8, 2014, surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren at her bedside. Callie was born Jan. 27, 1927, in Bangor, the daughter of Herbert and Lucy (Worster) Wilson.
Callie was a spirited and loving woman who valued her family most in life. For 25 years, she enjoyed her work at H.D. Smith and Sons as a secretary. She loved ten pin bowling with family and friends. She took great pride in her lawn, mowing it faithfully. Callie also enjoyed her time spent at her camp on Pushaw Lake.
In addition to her parents, Callie was predeceased by her husband of 39 years, Lawrence Ellis Sr. She is survived by her children, Sharon Beadnell and her husband, Herb, of Saco, Becki Ellis and her fiancé, Priwan Moontri, of Bangor, and Lawrence Ellis Jr. and his wife, Lee Ann, of Bangor. She also leaves behind nine grandchildren; multiple great-grandchildren; and her faithful black Lab, Holly.
Relatives and friends are welcome to call 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12. Interment will be in the City Section of Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor. Those who wish to remember Callie in a special way may make gifts in her memory to EMMC Heart Care or Cancer Care, care of EMHS Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0931. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.