|EDITH YOUNG ELLIS
Medford Leas Resident
Edith Ellis, Curator of the John Woolman Memorial in Mount Holly for
twenty-nine years, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 1st, 2008 at
Medford Leas after suffering a stroke the week before. She was 101.
Edith was born in Norristown, PA to Luigi and Edith Naomi Holder on
December 17th, 1906, the youngest of four children. She was
predeceased by her siblings, Maymie, Nellie, and Lincoln. Edith was a
lifelong artist and musician, teaching painting in her studio at the
Woolman Memorial and giving piano lessons to numerous students.
Well known for her stamp
pictures, she had numerous exhibits of her paintings over the years.
Edith is survived by four children, Edith C. Wolfrom, Ralph R. Young,
Carol A. Robinson, and Ann M. McLaughlin. She was predeceased by a
Margaret H. Wolfrom in 2001. She also had twenty-nine grandchildren
and numerous great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 5th at 10:30 AM in the
Activity Room at Medford Leas, Route 70, Medford. Interment will be
private. There will be no calling hours.
Contributions in her memory may be made to: The John Woolman
Memorial, c/o Laura Blatz-Price, Treasurer, 99 Branch Street, Mount
Holly, NJ 08060.