Walter Fred Ellingwood Jr. passed away December 5, 2013, after a long illness. Born in 1936 to the late Walter and Idolyn Ellingwood, he was a lifetime resident of the Northville area, returning there after serving honorably in the U.S. Army.
He worked as a painter and handyman for many years in the area. In his later years, he especially enjoyed visiting with his grandchildren Megan and Tyler Stuart.
He is survived by his loving daughter and son, Cher Ellingwood Stuart of Duanesburg and Walter Fred Ellingwood III of San Francisco; brother Wilfred Ellingwood of Nanuet, sisters Elaine Dodge of Northville, Gail Oliver of Mayfield and Charlene Ellingwood of Gloversville, and many nieces and nephews.
In accordance with Walter's wishes, no services or memorial will be held.
A special "Thank You" to a select few staff members at the Fulton Center who always went out of their way to make Walter feel at home. Your kindness will always be remembered.