Ellen, was born in Guangzhou, China and moved to Canada when she was 14. She devoted her life to her family, caring for her mother, her father-in law and her mother-in-law, her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her spouse, her four children and three grandchildren; also her mother and sister. Ellen always enjoyed the outdoors and took great pride in her many house plants and flowers. She also loved the St. Francis Xavier Parish church community. Ellen was a dedicated church member and spent hours serving her church family.

Ellen was loved and treasured by her immediate family, extended family, church family, and many friends. Ellen will be missed and lovingly remembered by everyone who knew her.