Alan W. Ellis, Tiverton


Alan W. Ellis of Tiverton died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Fall River. He was the husband of Nancy A. (Holt) Ellis.

Born in Fall River, a son of the late Earl Ellis and the late Elizabeth (Grant) Ellis, he lived all of his life in Tiverton.

For many years he owned and operated the former City Brass Foundry of Fall River and later of Tiverton. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Fall River and a member of the St. John’s Lodge No. 1, A.F. & A.M., Portsmouth.

He will also be remembered for his love of boating, sailing and camping.

Besides his wife he is survived by two sons, Alan W. Ellis Jr. of Tiverton, and Keith H. Ellis of Easthampton, NY; a daughter, Beth Ann Wheeler of Spencer, Mass.; a sister, Hope Tarbox of Trumbull, Conn.,and six grandchildren.

All arrangements are private with the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River. Memorial donations in his name may be made to the Diabetes Association of Fall River, 170 Pleasant St., Fall River, MA 02721. For online guestbook go to


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