1983 – 2020
Brooklyn – Christopher L. Ellis, 36, of Proulx St., died Friday morning June 5, 2020, at Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving longtime companion of Lisa Gavis of Brooklyn. Born in Westerly, RI, he was the son of Debra (Brainard) Ferland of NH and the late Thomas Ellis.
Mr. Ellis was the manager and partner of Performance Overhead Door Company for many years. He enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle.
Christopher is survived by his longtime companion Lisa Gavis of Brooklyn; his children, Christopher T. Ellis of Rogers and Adalena Ellis of Brooklyn; his stepson, Gaige Shaw of Brooklyn; two brothers, Michael Brainard of Grafton, NH and David Ellis of Westerly, RI; five sisters, Cassie Marie Chase of Landaff, NH, Brenda Thornley of Exeter, RI, Tammy Drake of TX, Kimberly Williams of Westerly, RI. And Amy-Lee Spencer of Woonsocket, RI; and many dear nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Ellis, Jr.
A Celebration of Christopher’s Life will be held on Sunday June 21, 2020 at his former residence, 53 Proulx St., Brooklyn, CT 06234, from 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. all who knew and loved Chris are welcome. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.