Shrewsbury – Ellen T. (Flynn) Ardiff, 93, of Shrewsbury, passed away in her home with family by her side on March 27, 2023. Ellen was born at the family homestead in the “Flynnville” section of South Shrewsbury. She was the third of eight children, and only daughter to John F. and Margaret R. (Fleming) Flynn.
Ellen is predeceased by her husband Robert E. Ardiff, daughter Beth E. (Bertrand) Gonyea, parents, and brothers John F. Jr., Leonard P., Bernard A., Dennis J., and George J. She is survived by her brother Dr. Daniel V. of Charlottesville VA, Joseph A. and his wife Eileen of South Grafton, and sister-in-law Rosemary Flynn of Grafton.
Ellen is survived by her daughter Mary (Bertrand) Brenner and husband Kurt of Shrewsbury, her grandchildren Kelsey, Shayne and Reilly Brenner, Jon Gonyea his wife Szay and Bethany (Gonyea) Patterson and her husband Bryce, along with several precious great grandchildren.
In addition, coming from such a large family Ellen was blessed with numerous beloved nieces and nephews and family.
The family would like to acknowledge the loving caregivers who assisted Ellen in her home through her final hours, and were such a blessing.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visiting hours at the Chiampa Funeral Home, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury on Friday, March 31, 2023 from 4-7 P.M. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Church, 640 Main Street, Shrewsbury. Interment will follow at St. Philip’s Cemetery, Grafton. Those attending the Mass are asked to go directly to church.