Ernest G. Ellery

Ernest G. Ellery, 76, of Ridgway, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at the U.P.M.C. Shady Side Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born in Brockton, son of the late Ralph and Mildred (Ames) Ellery. He was raised and educated in Rockland graduating from Rockland High School.Mr. Ellery was a proud veteran of the Armed Services, serving in both the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force. He later went to work for many years as a manager for Verizon. Ernest was a member of the National Rifle Association, the Pennsylvania Rifle and Pistol Association, and the Ridgway Rifle Club.Mr. Ellery was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.Mr. Ellery is survived by his brother, Raymond Ellery of Maine, uncle of Deborah Moore and her Husband Brian of Abington, Carole Curry and her Husband Gary of Texas, Raymond Ellery and his wife Maureen of Maine, Cheryl Curlew and her husband Tim of Maine, Chris Ellery of Maine, and Joseph Ellery of Maine. He is also survived by many great nieces and nephews, and many great-great grandnieces nephews. He was a good friend of Harry Richards and his wife Jenny of Pennsylvania, and many other special friends.A Funeral Mass for Ernest G. Ellery will be held in the Holy Family Church in Rockland at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in Holy Family Cemetery.The family invites friends and loved ones to celebrate his life at Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St., Rockland on Friday, Aug. 22 from 6-9 p.m. For directions or to leave a memory on Ernest’s tributes page, please visit