Edward Ernest Ellis, Sr., 76, of Aspers, PA, passed away August 28, 2019 at the Lebanon VA Medical Center surrounded by family.

Born on 12/02/1942 in Frederick, MD, he was a son of the late William G. and Enda R. Miller Ellis.

Edward served in the US Navy 1960-1966. He was a loving father. He enjoyed playing his guitar and was the owner of Ellis Painting Company. Edward was a long standing member of the South Mountain American Legion Post #674.

Surviving are 7 children, Roger Ellis of Carlisle, Ann (Kenneth) Doll of Aspers, Eric Ellis of FL, and Todd Ellis of VA, Edward (Kelly) Ellis of Carlisle, Lisa (Bob) Weller of Newville, and Judy (Harry) Pine of Carlisle; 2 brothers, William (Soney) G. Ellis, Jr. of Newville and Robert Ellis of Carlisle; 1 sister, Dorothy (Pete) M. Shenck of Mifflinburg; 14 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

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In addition to his parents, Edward was proceeded in death by his wife, Cherry Ann Ellis; 3 brothers, Kenneth, Richard, and David Ellis; and 1 sister, Anna Moore.

Memorial contributions may be made to the South Mountain American Legion Post #674, 601 W Pine St, Mt Holly Springs, PA 17065.

Arrangements by Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Inc.

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