The Obit For Bob Ellis

Robert Ellis

Published in The Record and Herald News on August 17, 2011

ELLIS Robert L., of Township of Washington, NJ on Monday, August 15, 2011. Beloved husband of Sondra (nee Wiener) Ellis. Devoted father of Susan Ellis Starr and the late Robert Ellis. Loving grandfather of Robert E. Ellis, William S. Ellis, Sarah C. Ellis and Emily G. Starr.

Also survived by his beloved Cocker Spaniel, Abbington.

Before retiring, he had been a High School History Teacher and Guidance Counselor for the Bergenfield Board of Education for over 30 years. While at Bergenfield High School, he was the head baseball coach, assistant football and basketball coach.

Before his career in education, Robert had been a professional baseball player with the Milwaukee Braves.

Service at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ 07675 on Friday at 11 AM. Interment, Westwood Cemetery.

The family will receive their friends on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

Memorial gifts to the ASPCA, 424 E. 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128-6804 or the American Cancer Society , 20 Mercer Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601 would be appreciated.