, Gloucester, MA

July 11, 2013

Ellen Munroe, 55

Gloucester, MA — Ellen Munroe, daughter of the late Russell J. Munroe and Grace E. Munroe of Gloucester, passed away Sunday at Addison Gilbert Hospital following a lengthy illness. Ellen will be remembered by all who knew her as friendly, loving and fun to be around.

In her younger years, she worked at Addison Gilbert Hospital as a nurse's aid and had attended classes in nursing. More recently she was involved with the North Shore Health Project, where she had a close relationship with the people and the community.

She was completely devoted to her family and friends. In addition to her mom, Grace Munroe, Ellen is survived by her loving daughter, Jessica Pratt of Gloucester; her brother, Russell J. Munroe Jr. and his wife, Dr. Christine Munroe, of Portsmouth, N.H.; and a sister, Debra Pacheco of Gloucester; several close nieces and nephews, Aaron Pacheco, Erica Pacheco, Jillian Pacheco, and Brianna Munroe; and the loves of her life, her great-nieces and great-nephews, Lily Dukette, Thomas Robbins, and Ryan Sulton. She is also survived by her loving dogs, Pumpkin and Apollo.

ARRANGEMENTS: A celebration of her life will be held Monday, July 15, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the Stage Fort Park Gazebo. All who knew her are welcome to attend.