August 15 1942 July 27 2019
Ellen’s Obituary Ellen Handgraaf (Hawkins), 76, a long-time resident of Pemberton Twp, NJ passed away July 27, 2019 under the care of members of her personal circle of love. Having been born in Warwick, England on 8/15/42 she moved to America in 1967 to raise a family. Ellen retired in December of 2017 after more than 20 years of service as a beloved employee of Divine Word Ministries Bordentown, NJ. She will be remembered for her love of cats and wildlife which she cared for passionately, along with her love of Christmas as she celebrated the love of her Savior Jesus Christ surrounded by her family, and we can’t forget her love of shopping and gadgets! Ellen was preceded in death by parents Reginald and Frances Hawkins, her daughter Elizabeth Lishbrook, and son Steven M. Handgraaf. Surviving members of her circle of love include her brother Arthur Hawkins, sister Jean Sutton, daughters Katrina Greaves (Simon) of Fakenham, UK, Sharon Davis (Mike) of Stafford, VA, and Jennifer Riddle (Eric) of Browns Mills, and son James Frankland (Lynn) of Wroxham, UK. She will be greatly missed by her 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Visitation on Friday August 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Services at 11:00 AM at Calvary Lutheran Church, 3 Eayrestown Rd., Medford, NJ 08055 where Ellen was a long-time member. Interment to follow at Colestown Cemetery, 100 N. Kings Hwy Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. In lieu of flowers, family members ask that donations be given to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, 2 Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103. MD Anderson graciously cared for Ellen since May 29, 2019 treating her for lung cancer. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Huber-Moore Funeral Home, Bordentown, NJ. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ellen Handgraaf August 15 1942 July 27 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Bordentown, state: New Jersey