John Howard Ellison, Sr.

John Howard Ellison, Sr., of Everett, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 20, 2018 surrounded by his loving family, after a long illness. He was 83 years old.

He leaves behind his beloved wife, Ellen L. (Burt) Ellison, after 56 years of marriage; John was the loving father to his sons, Kenneth Eric Ellison of Everett, MA and Michael Nicholas Ellison and his wife Christine Ellison of Everett, MA; his loving daughter, Kimberly Smith Wing of Tewksbury, MA;  his daughter-in- law Amanda Alves of Malden, MA; his adored grandchildren, Gill, Isibella, Pedro, Sophie, Karliee, Michael, Taren, and Sean; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. John was predeceased by his son, John Howard Ellison, Jr.

All are invited to join in a Celebration of John’s Life on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 9-noon at Boston Cremation, 287 Main Street, Malden, MA.


Linda and Bill Magnusson

So sorry for your loss. Bill and I send our sincere condolences. Bill really enjoyed sitting at your table with John, talking and talking........Bill will miss that.

Richard Murphy

To know Kim and her children is to know how good a dad you were.Rest is peace.

Keith Lindsey

John. You are a good Man, A good father and a good Husband. Not many men can carry that weight and be as good at it as You. I am Honored to have you as a part of my family and to be part of yours.Fly High My friend.

Julia M. Brandano

So sorry for your loss. He will be missed.


I will deeply miss you!

Ruthann Caldwell

I'm sorry very sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with the family

Donna Weiss

Sending my sincere and heartfelt sympathy to Ellen, Kenny,Michael and family for your loss. John had a big heart and love for his family. Rest in Peace, John.

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