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Warren Ellis
  • December 23, 1941
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  • February 12, 2020

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Warren F. Ellis, age 78, of The Villages, passed away peacefully, on February 12, 2020, surrounded by friends and family.  Born December 23, 1941, he was the son of the late Irene (Seippel) Ellis and Wendell N. Ellis.  After graduating from the University of Vermont, in 1963, he began a telephone career at Rochester Telephone, in Rochester, NY, that ended with his retirement as Director of Nynex, in Boston, MA, in 1990.  He is survived by; his wife, Phyllis Ellis; sons- Timothy (Patricia), W. Thomas (Maria), and Terry (Lori); stepdaughters- Melinda Philbrook and Jennifer Philbrook (Steven Vinezeano); grandchildren-Sam (Emma), Ryan, Clark, Jack, Emma, Courtney, Amy, and Roxanne; brothers-Dr. Henry Ellis (Jamie), Dr. P. Christopher Ellis (Diane) and sister Virginia Newton; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a brother Wendell N. Ellis.  He is also survived by his loving cats, Cain and Miss Lilly.  Warren enjoyed rooting for his favorite Boston sports teams, and more than an occasional hotdog. A Celebration of Life will be held March 14, 4-7:00 pm at Manatee Rec Center located at 1512 Hillsborough Trail, The Villages.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Your Humane Society SPCA, 994 County Rd, #529A, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538.  Condolences may be sent to www.baldwincremation.com


March 14, 2020

Manatee Rec Center
1512 Hillsborough Trail, The Villages

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  1. 14 Mar 2020
    Bill Palmer says:
    "Dad" was a good person and a good father. I was really, really glad I was able to visit with him this past summer. It reminded me of what a great relationship we had.

  2. 26 Feb 2020
    John and Debbie says:
    We adored Warren. Such a kind caring man. We will miss him dearly. Prayers go out to his wife Phyllis and his family.
    John and Debbie Vina

  3. 20 Feb 2020
    Amanda Akerman Tibbits says:
    Thinking of all of you and sending hugs to you, Phyllis

  4. 18 Feb 2020
    Tom Ellis says:
    Rest in peace Dad...forever grateful for your gentle words of wisdom over the years.


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