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Ellen Selina (Ellie) Parrott (nee Russell)

Ellen Selina (Ellie) Parrott (nee Russell)

Passed on: October 29th, 2016

Passed away on Saturday, October 29th at age 94 in Halifax, Nova Scotia where she spent the last 15 years of her life. Predeceased by her husband Charles, sister Gwendolyn Budgell and her husband Arthur, sister May Russell, brother Clifford Russell and his wife Reeta and sister-in-law Betty Parrott. She is left to mourn by her son Russell (Debbie), daughter Ellen Penney (Gerald), daughter Valerie and son Neil (Willa), brother-in-law Earl Parrott as well as grandchildren Andrew (Heather), Michael (Krystle), Hayes, Aimee Allen (John), Steven Penney, Andrea Penney, Simon Penney (Amanda), Misty Eskola, Charlez Hickey (Terry), Janeil (Melinda), Nicholas and great-grandchildren Andrea and Josie Parrott, Charlie and Hazel Allen and London and Kylian Hickey, as well as a large circle of friends in both Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador. Ellie was the first teacher hired for the Newfoundland School for the Deaf from which she retired as Principal in 1977. She made friends wherever she travelled and often reminisced of her days in the motor home and bus touring with her husband Charlie, fishing and ice-fishing. Ellie adored her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Special thanks to the staff and physicians at Shannex's Drummond Hall in Halifax who always made Ellie feel extra special. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the local Food Bank or the SPCA. Cremation has taken place. Service and burial to follow in Newfoundland at a later date. To leave an online condolence please visit www.jasnowfuneralhome.com.


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