Barbara Ellis

1921 ∼ 2020

Barbara Ellis

Barbara E. Ellis, 99, of Dennis, entered eternal rest peacefully on 19 December.  Barbara was born on March 19, 1921 in Providence, RI.  She was predeceased by her father Harold S. Ellis of Brewster, MA, mother Margaret M. Chisholm of Anticonish, Nova Scotia, her husband John B. Ellis of Dennis and her sister Janet Collins of Cypress, Texas.

Barbara’s career included serving as a physical therapist and later worked as a postal clerk in the U.S. Postal Service here on the Cape.  She enjoyed traveling worldwide and was an avid golfer and played well into her eighties.   

She is survived by two sons, retired Air Force Colonel David F. Ellis of Triangle, Virginia, and retired Barnstable County Sheriff’s officer, Lieutenant Peter C. Ellis, of Caribou, Maine.   Barbara will be missed by several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday, December 28th at 11 am at Our Lady of the Cape Church in Brewster, MA.  Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory may go to the Dennis Historical Society. 


Monday, December 28, 2020 | 11:00 AM

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Barbara Ellis

1921 ∼ 2020

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