- Ellen L. (Day) Foss, 70, wife of 39 years to Richard of East Machias, died April 8, 2017 surrounded by family, love and laughter after a battle with cancer. She was born on December 31, 1946 to Celia Bannon and Ralph "Buddy" Day.
She is also survived by her siblings, David of Brunswick, Patty of Brewer and Randy of Northfield; Children, Thomas of East Machias, Brenda of Kimberly,Wisconsin, Denise of Leonardtown, Maryland and Heidi of Carmel. Twelve Grandchildren, Two Great Grandchildren and her Special Canine Companion, Baby Girl.
Along with her parents, Ellen was predeceased by her children Baby Bert and Lynda.
Ellen attended Machias Memorial High School. She held positions in Grocery and Food Services including one of her favorites with Ellen & Rocky, at Riverside Inn but her proudest accomplishment was her partnership with her husband at Foss Transportation.
In recent years Ellen has enjoyed a love of fitness and exercise with a special group of friends. She will be fondly remembered as an amazing cook who loved to host the Foss Friends and Family BBQ.
Please join us for a Celebration of Ellen's Life on August 12, 2017. There will be a BBQ at the Foss Residence starting at 1 p.m. All are Welcome!
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate a donation in Ellen's memory to the Hospice Suite at DownEast Community Hospital, Attn: Julie Hixson, 11 Hospital Dr., Machias, ME 04654 for the exceptional care and comfort that was provided.
Published on  April 10, 2017