Ellington, Dennis Berry Andrew

Ellington, Dennis Berry Andrew

January 18th, 2021

Suddenly on Monday, January 18, 2021, at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Kathy. Cherished father of Jennifer Richmond (Jeff) and Jeff Ellington (Carole LaChance). Proud Grandpa of J.J., Elisha and Kyra. Dennis will be sadly missed by his sisters Karen, Debbie and Pat. Missed by his sisters-in-law Rhoda and Elsje, and by many nieces and nephews, family and friends. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dennis are asked to consider Meals on Wheels London or the Humane Society London & Middlesex. 

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RICK AND BARB TURNBULLWe were very saddened to hear of Dennis passing. He was a good friend and a kind-hearted man. Our hearts go out to Kathy at this time. Dennis loved his football and NASCAR. He loved helping others and truly enjoyed his life! You will be missed by so many Dennis but you shall remain in our hearts. Rick and Barb Turnbull
Don & Lori DeCaireWe are so sorry to hear of Dennis’ passing. He was a man of great character who loved life and all it had to offer. When we think of Dennis we will always remember him for his love of people and his unending willingness to help his friends. We lost one of the good ones and he will be dearly missed. Kathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Don & Maureen CunliffeWe are very sad to hear of Dennis’ passing. He was such a wonderful person to have in our lives. He fully embraced life and touched the lives of everyone he met. It was impossible not to like Dennis and he always went out of his way to engage with his friends, co-workers and acquaintances. The world is diminished without Dennis around but our memories of time spent together will remain with us always. Kathy our thoughts are with you and your family in these difficult times. Don and Maureen Cunliffe
Davie and Maxine MansfieldDear Kathy and family We were so sorry to hear of Dennis passing. What wonderful memories we have of the two of you every winter in Florida. Dennis was always larger than life. He certainly lived life to the fullest. I will miss his emails and videos he would send. You and your family will be in our hearts and prayers.
Sandy & Dennis AlsopDear Kathy and family, We are very sorry to hear of Dennis’ passing. Such a shock for the family to accept.
Mario and Julie DanieleWe send our deepest condolences to the Ellington Family. Over the years working at Ryder, Dennis was always able to make people laugh to the point of tears in their eyes. All the very interesting neck ties and the Werthers candy available on request, no other like Dennis. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kathy and the rest of the family. He will always smile and enjoy a candy on Dennis!
William & Lori GalanteMy sincere condolences to the Ellington family, I worked with Dennis for many years at Ryder. i can say Dennis always had an eye for the customer and colleges of course. He will be missed my thoughts and prayers go out to Kathy and the entire family.
Pete and Caryl DalmazziKathy, our hearts are with you and your family. Dennis always spoke of his family with such deep love and pride. He truly cared for and would do anything for those he called his friends, and his smile and positive attitude were contagious. We will miss him and remember him always, and we wish you strength in the days ahead.
Greg Atkin, Past Chairperson THSAO Council of Driver TrainersOn Behalf of the THSAO Council of Driver Trainers / Fleet Safety Council I would like to extend our sincere and deepest condolences to Kathy and the Ellington families. Dennis was an outstanding mentor to many, and a consummate friend to all. His passion and dedication to road safety, not only to his employer and industry clients, but also to members of the council of industry persons tasked with the same basic job function was endless. Whether an executive meeting, full assembly, or a council function, Dennis was always one to step up to the task at hand. Dennis will be truly missed by all of those in our membership that had the privilege to know and associate with him. We wish you all the best. May the many cherished happy memories help you through these difficult times. The roadways and the workplaces are in a much better space, thanks to Dennis. RIP Friend!
Melanie ParkKathy, my deepest condolences to you and your family. Dennis had the biggest heart, the heartiest laugh, and the biggest smile (and sometimes candy!) for everyone who was fortunate enough to meet him. He will always be remembered fondly, for his big personality, his humour, and his kindness. My thoughts are with you at this very difficult time.
Joe and Rose ButtigiegKathy, our deepest condolences. Dennis was a good friend that always found the time to share a laugh. He was a good man, and he touched many lives, including ours. I will miss him in many ways, including his jokes, our Rico pizza lunches and his jabbing calls whenever his football team beat mine. He last left this world with countless fond memories. Out thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God grant him eternal peace.
Rob & Syndee EllingtonDear Kathy and family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Dennis will be truly missed. Love Syndee & Rob
Tim & Julie HolmesKathy, we just heard the sad news of Dennis’ passing, and want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Dennis will be remembered as someone who embraced life fully and always took the time to show interest in others. He will be sadly missed.
Sid and Sheila LeggettDear Kathy, Jennifer and Jeffrey, on behalf of our family, please accept our sincere condolences over the loss of your beloved husband and Father. We were so sorry to learn of his passing. We hope that in time, the memories of him will provide you comfort. Meanwhile, we are sending you our thoughts and prayers as you go through these early difficult days of grieving. Sincerely, Sid, Sheila and family
Michael WestDear Kathy and family, Joann and I send our condolences from Florida. I am sorry we never had the opportunity to meet in person. We have enjoyed our Facebook conversations, comments on our genealogy site, and sending sharks teeth and sea glass for the grandkids. Prayers to all.
Brian & Julia JullKathy We are so sorry to hear of Dennis’ passing. Please accept our sincerest condolences. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with you and your family Sincerely Brian and Julia
Kerry & Carolyn WaldickDear Kathy, Jennifer, Jeff, Karen, Debbie, Pat & all my Ellington kin, my most sincere condolences, prayers & thoughts are with you at this time. I will always remember Denis’s laughter & Joy when he came back to Teeterville & took all of us younger kids for a ride in his Mini Austen (Cooper), he had more fun & laughter than we did! Love & prayers Kerry
Karen and Marlin BaumlDear Kathy and family, We are very sorry to hear that Dennis had passed away. I remember him as the guy with the big heart, big hugs, big laughs and always had emergency hard candy in his pocket! His humour and fun nature was the life of the party. Thinking of you during this difficult time. RIP Dennis we love you.
Frank & Shelley BallDear Kathy As you go through this difficult time, remember that you are loved and not alone. Our hearts go out to you and your family. Dennis will be deeply missed by us all.
Anne &Gord BoxKathy-We are so sorry to hear of Dennis’ passing. I have many fond memories of our years working together at Ryder and of our shared interest in motor sports.Our thoughts are with you and your family at this very difficult time. Sincerely Anne and Gord Box
Brian Mossey and Marlene SonierKathy, we are so sorry to hear that Dennis passed away. Our condolences to you, Jennifer and Jeff. It was a great privilege to have had Dennis as a good neighbor and cherished friend for so many years. He will be missed by his family and the many friends and associates he had gathered over the years.
Rob & Jackie StarrDear Kathy and family we are so sorry to hear of Dennis' passing. We enjoyed his company so much. He was such a good spirited and kindhearted guy that you knew you were in for a bit of fun when he was around. We will miss him dearly and we will be thinking of you until we can meet up again.
Mary Ellen and Dick RenwickDennis brought laughter to so many. May you love for him live on in yours hearts!
Chuck and Bev DefedeKathy we are very sadden to hear of Dennis’ passing. He had an engaging personality and his energy and passion for what he cared for was contagious. I always enjoyed his visits to the branch or meetings with customers and value the years we worked together very much. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this very difficult time.
Pauline Frise Dear Kathy we just heard about Dennis and our hearts go out to you. We could always rely on Dennis to make us smile or groan. Sadly we too often let people slip out of our lives and I am sorry we didn't keep in touch. Stay strong and safe in these crazy times. Pauline and Randy
Oliver SilverMy sympathies and thoughts for the entire family. Dennis has gone too soon, and I remember him fondly. One of a kind, and one of the best. My condolences to all. Oliver Silver
Mike & Fiona GregoryWe are sad to hear that Dennis passed too soon. I have many fond memories of working with Dennis through the years. His energy and enthusiam really brought life to everything he was involved in. He will be missed, but remembered always.
John hamKathy our deepest condolences to you and the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Wishing you strength stay safe. John and. Corinne .
Bill & Sue GaskellDear Kathy, Jeff, and Jen, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. Dennis was a great friend and neighbour. Memories of Dennis are many; whether attending a Leafs' game, a pinball match, or just carousing the neighbourhood, you knew it would be fun. Dennis had a personality larger than life, and he left us far too soon. He will be missed, but take solace in the memories you have together. Bill & Sue
Nancy Li SanchoKathy my deepest condolences to you and your family. Dennis will be missed dearly seeing him come into Guardian Pharmacy. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. Nancy
Robert Brown My condolences to the family. I had the pleasure of working with Dennis at Ryder. Always a positive person and a good mentor. Thoughts and prayers to your family.
Ken & Jeannie WhiteheadDear Kathy and family. So sorry to hear of Dennis's passing. He was an awesome guy. I had the honour of dealing with him in business and we soon became great friends. He was one of a kind. Always full of a little mischief but was quick to help anyone in need. He loved his family more than anything else. We had some great times old pal. You will never be forgotten. Kathy & family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ken & Jeannie
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