Elvis Russell Ellithorpe
1926 – 2015
It is with deep sorrow that the family of Elvis Ellithorpe announces his passing on Saturday, November 7, 2015 in Cranbrook at 89 years of age.
Elvis was born on August 8, 1926 in Calgary, Alberta to Ernest and Esme (nee Teasdale) Ellithorpe. He married Doris and they raised their family in Calgary until 1965 when they moved to Medicine Hat. They moved to Cranbrook in 1968. Elvis worked for Taylor Pierson & Carson/Acklands for years, the last twenty in Cranbrook, and made many friends while working there. Elvis was the treasurer of the SPCA and was proud to be a life-time member.
Elvis is survived by his loving wife Doris; son Ross (Lori) and their children Aaron and Angela; and son Glen (Karen) and their children Emilee, Kailee and Britni.
A memorial service for Elvis will be held at the Cranbrook United Church on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Memorial donations in Elvis’ honour can be made to the: East Kootenay S.P.C.A., PO Box 2, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 4H6.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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