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Mary Ellen Bellows

October 28, 1926 January 21, 2019
Mary Ellen Bellows
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Obituary for Mary Ellen Bellows

Mary Ellen (Taber) Bellows, 92, of Morris passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Cooperstown Center Nursing Home in Cooperstown. Ellen was born in Herkimer< NY the daughter of Harry and Genevieve (Strong) Taber.
Ellen graduated from Oneonta High School and worked at the Palace Theatre in Oneonta as an assistant cashier and usherette. She worked in Scintilla in Sidney as a coil winder during WWII and later worked at the Oneonta Country Club.
Ellen married Clayton Bellows on November 5, 1948 in Baltimore, MD. They resided in Oneonta on Oneida St. and Club Ave before purchasing their final home in Morris, NY in 1963
Ellen and Clayton were members of the Sidney Boat club from 1959 to 2013. They enjoyed their boat and camping. Ellen had a green thumb and produced beautiful gardens.
She was predeceased by her husband Clayton of 65 years; her sister Ruth (Taber) Coss and her husband Paul Coss; brother, Harry Strong Taber and his wife Naomi and a nephew, Richard Taber.
Ellen is survived by her son Stephen (Penny Lee) Bellows; daughter Lucinda (Joseph L.) Miller, all of Morris,; her grandchildren, SSgt. Kevin (Tiffany ) Ferguson of Brunswick, ME., Erik (Brittany) White of Saranac Lake, NY., SSgt. Thomas Wallace of Newport News, VA., Dan (Jamie) Truax of Fulton, NY, Randi Perkins of Otego, NY; a niece, Carol (Riley) DeAngelis of Tampa, Fl.; two nephews, Phillip and Ronald Taber of Sidney Center and Six great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held in the Spring at Hillington Cemetery in Morris, NY. Online condolences may be made to the family at Arrangements have been entrusted to the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.

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10:00 AM 6/1/2019 10:00:00 AM
Hillington Cemetery

State Highway 23
Morris, NY 13808

A reception will immediately follow at the Morris Firehouse.

Hillington Cemetery
State Highway 23 Morris 13808 NY
United States

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Hillington Cemetery Final Resting Place

State Highway 23
Morris, NY 13808

State Highway 23 Morris 13808 NY
United States

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