SUFFERN, N.Y. – Charles Ellis of Suffern died Thursday, May 19. He was 56.
Ellis was born in Spring Valley on Feb. 2, 1960, to Jay and Mary Ellis. He graduated from Nanuet High School and enlisted in the Navy.
He served on the USS Bainbridge in the Pacific and later worked for Pfizer as a steam operator in the company's electric plant.
Ellis was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Christopher. He is is survived by his wife, Rosita; his sister, Diane Ellis-Sebastian, and her two children; his aunt, Gladys Grindle and her two children; and his goddaughter, Nicole Grindle.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY 10006.
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