Ellen Todd Obituary

Ellen Marie Todd
Longtime Hospital and Hospice Volunteer
Ellen Marie Todd

August 1, 1921 - April 13, 2011
Resided in Jaffrey, NH
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Ellen Marie (Ide) Todd 89

Jaffrey, N.H.; Ellen Marie (Ide) Todd, 89, of Jaffrey, NH, and former Fitchburg resident, died Wednesday, Apr. 13, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Worcester, MA, after an illness.

Her husband of 52 years, William R. Todd Sr., died in July of 1996.
She leaves three
sons, Gary W. Todd, and his wife, Ann, of Hilo, Hawaii, William R. Todd Jr., and his wife, Catherine, of Jaffrey, NH, and David S. Todd, and his wife, Pauline, of Fitchburg; one daughter, Bonnie L. Grant, and her husband, Steven of Winchendon, MA; two sisters, Eva Kazanjian of Fitchburg and Ruth Dustin of Hemet, CA; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one son, Kevin M. Todd of Fitchburg in 2007, a great grand son, Nicholas W. Dwyer of Fitchburg in 2006, also three brothers and one sister.

Mrs. Todd was a member of St. Bernard's Parish in Fitchburg, was a 1939 graduate of St. Bernard's Central Catholic High School, a former member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in West Fitchburg, was a long time volunteer at Burbank Hospital and appeared in many area musicals, and enjoyed knitting.

She was born in Fitchburg, MA, on August 1, 1921, a daughter of the late Thomas J. and Mary S. (Lavoie) Ide and lived in Jaffrey, NH, with her son and daughter-in-law for the past 7 years and prior to that lived in North Carolina for 27 years, after living in Fitchburg.

Her Funeral will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 19, from the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and the Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. Bernard's Parish at St. Camillus de lellis Church, 333 Mechanic St., Fitchburg.

Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, April 19 from 9 to 10:45 a.m. at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Attn; Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309 or can be left at the Funeral Home.

See www.masciarellifamillyfuneralhomes.net for further information.


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Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home
243 Water St.
Fitchburg, MA US 01420
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
9:00 AM - 10:45 AM
St. Bernard's Parish @ St. Camillus di Lellis Church
333 Mechanic St.
Fitchburg, MA US 01420
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
11:00 AM
Evergreen Cemetery
357 Main St.
Leominster, MA US
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
12:15 PM
Family Gathering
British American Club
1 Simonds St.
Fitchburg, MA US 01420
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
12:45 PM


Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309
Dallas, TX US 75265-0309


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