Marie K. Ellis

Marie K. Ellis, 91, of North Perry Street, Johnstown passed away Friday February 21, 2020 at Wells Nursing Home.

She was born in Frackville, PA a daughter of Leon and Elizabeth Griskiewicz Koscuisko and was educated there. Marie lived on Long Island before moving to Johnstown in 1979.

Mrs. Ellis was employed at the Fulton County Department of Social Services and later as a bookkeeper for her son’s business, Pleasant Avenue Service.

Marie was a great cook and loved sewing, knitting, and crocheting.

She was a veteran and served in the US Army.

She was married to Leonard J. Ellis on October 15, 1954. He died May 5, 1971. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a daughter, Jessica; a son, Carl; and a granddaughter, Dana Marie.

Survivors include a daughter, Vanessa Lasnick; a son, Joseph Ellis, both of Johnstown; six grandchildren, Nicolle, Steven, Christopher, Michelle, Melissa, and Robert; and six great-grandchildren.

Cremation was performed at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady.

Arrangements are by the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home, Inc. 111 County Highway 106, Johnstown, NY.

By Kerry Minor

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