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Dr. Frederick R. Ells

Obituary for Dr. Frederick R. Ells

April 3, 1934 - February 5, 2020
Parma, Ohio | Age 85

Loving Husband, Brother and Uncle


Dr. FREDERICK R. ELLS, age 85 of Parma. Beloved husband of Darlene Ells (nee Haney) for 51 years. Cherished son of the late Frederick Ells, Jr. and Marion Ells (nee Lent); dearest brother of Carolyn Silverman (Robert); loving uncle of Curtice Wickett and Linda Hughes (Frederick); dear great uncle of Ian Hughes, Shana Wickett (Sean Ghassem-Zadeh) and Deanna Scaife; also survived by his loving feline companion and dearest friend of many. Fred was a dedicated member of his church for thirty plus years where he was active as usher, deacon, photographer, back-up video cameraman and his favorite being the soundman. Fred's Schooling: Bachelor of Science Degree in 1956 from Lehigh University, Lehigh, PA; Master of Science Degree in 1960 from Akron University, Akron OH; Ph.D. Polymer Chemistry in 1963 from Akron University, Akron Ohio. He loved spending time with his wife going to the beach in Florida every year and taking road trips in his two classic Firebirds. Passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Memorials may be forwarded to the Abiding Memorial Fund of Parma-South Presbyterian, 6155 Pearl Rd, Parma Heights, Ohio 44130. Funeral service at Parma-South Presbyterian Church on Saturday, February 29, 2020 where the family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM. Reception following at the church. Interment Woodvale Cemetery, Middleburg Heights at 1:30 PM. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA FROM 4:00 PM-7:00 PM, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28. 440-842-7800

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  • Abiding Memorial Fund of Parma-South Presbyterian
    6155 Pearl Road
    Parma Height, OH 44130

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