Richard H. "Dick" Ellis
Acushnet – Richard H. “Dick” Ellis, of Acushnet passed away at home on December 3, 2018. He was husband of the late Imelda “Mel” (Courville) Ellis.
Mr. Ellis was born in Pittsfield, VT, son of the late Richard O. and Beatrice (Baker) Ellis, and resided in Acushnet most of his life. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and Korea. He was the owner/operator of the Acushnet Mobile Home Park. He was a member of Quittacus Lodge AF & AM, the Acushnet Planning Board for many years and was known for his love of Model T Fords.
Survivors include a son: Richard A. Ellis and his wife, Betsy J. of Acushnet; a daughter: Roberta R. Shaw and her husband, Sandy of NH; a sister: Cora M. Ellis of Pittsfield, VT; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 2 nieces; and his long-term caregiver: Nely Pacheco of Acushnet.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours at the Kirby Funeral Home, 61 Tarkiln Hill Road, New Bedford on Friday, December 7, 2018, 4:00-7:00 P.M. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 9:30 A.M.
Burial will be in Acushnet Cemetery.