He was born in Liverpool, England, the son of the late Peter and Ellen (McAuliffe) Elliott, and moved to the United States as a young boy. He lived in Marlborough for much of his adult life.
Mr. Elliott was a United States Navy veteran of WWII and later went on to become an experimental machinist. He worked at the Dennison Manufacturing Corp. in Framingham for 23 years before his retirement.
Mr. Elliott enjoyed keeping himself busy with many hobbies, including home improvement projects, bowling, CB radio, and singing and dancing. He kept himself physically fit by frequently going to the gym and exercising. He was a longtime member of the Immaculate Conception Church.
He is survived by one daughter, Norine Elliott of Northborough; two grandchildren, Andrew and James Hebert; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one daughter, Diane Elliott; two brothers, James and George Elliott; and one sister, Eileen Forbis.
His funeral will be held Thursday, March 26, at 9 a.m., in the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlborough. Burial will follow in New Calvary Cemetery in Boston. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, March 25, from 4-7 p.m., at the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (www.shortfuneral.com), 95 West Main St., Marlborough.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of MA., 480 Pleasant St., Waltham, MA 02472.