July 20, 1931 ~ April 8, 2011
Ellman, Kenneth L. Greece: Passed away April 8, 2011, at the age of 79. Predeceased by his parents, Harley Lee Snyder and Myra Ellman; and his step-father Harold John Ellman. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Carolyn Ellman; sister, Betty L. Tower; stepbrother, John H. Ellman; children, David Ellman, Denise (John) Danielewicz, Tracey Ann Ellman, Richard (Janet) Rohrberg Jr., Barbara (Jeff) Martorana, Deborah (Tom Carpenter) Stein; grandchildren, Daniel Brienly, Brandi Danielewicz, Brittney Danielewicz, Joshua Stein, Jesse Stein, Miranda Martorana, Jordan Martorana, Diana Martorana, Cassidy Rohrberg and Tyler Rohrberg. Ken was a Korean War combat veteran, and worked in the Sheet Metal Union Local 46 until his retirement from Monroe Piping in 1993. He was the past director of the Lasalle Sportsman's Club, a member of the Niagara Bowhunter's Club, and a participating member of the American Legions Post 846. Ken was an active member of his church, an avid hunter, golfer, photographer, gardener, and traveler. He and his wife Carolyn wintered in Ft. Pierce, FL and had many friends and loved ones there that brought joy to their lives. He loved his computer and remained current in every new technology that came to the marketplace. His grandchildren were a major part of his life and he was involved in all of their activities, and was greatly beloved by all of them. 'That Poppa was a really good guy.' His Memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, 9:30 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 3000 Dewey Ave. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery will follow Mass. Contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society. At Ken's prior request there will be a joyful celebration of his rich and full life at a later date.