FULTON, NY – Ellen M. Hawthorne, 95, of Fulton, passed away on Monday December 29, 2014, after a brief illness.
She was born on October 1, 1919, in the town of Granby, the daughter of Eva (Loveland) and Vernon Fuller.
Ellen retired after years of working at the Nestle Credit Union Office.
She was a communicant of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Fulton and member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas #833, the Golden Agers and Fulton Women’s Club.
Ellen was predeceased by her husband, Millard “Mike” Hawthorne, in 1962; son, Bruce Hawthorne; grand-daughter, Elizabeth Hawthorne; sister, Marie Halstead; and brothers, Howard, Leo and Henry Fuller.
Ellen is survived by a daughter, Joyce Cook of Volney; sons, Dennis (Cindy) Hawthorne Sr. and David (Lisa) Hawthorne all of Fulton and Mark (Charlene) Hawthorne of Rhome, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Beulah “Bea” Welch of Florida; two nephews; nine nieces; many grandnieces and grandnephews; and sister-in-law, Loretta Fuller of Fulton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, January 5, at the Church of the Holy Trinity, corner of Rochester and South Third streets, Fulton, with burial at Jacksonville Cemetery in Lysander.
Calling hours will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
Ellen’s wish was to have donations in lieu of flowers made to the Elizabeth Hawthorne Scholarship Fund at the YMCA Pre-School, 715 W. Broadway, Fulton, NY 13069.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.