Joseph Ellison

Joseph Ellison

November 9, 1928 - December 15, 2020
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    Sunday, December 20th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Sunday, December 20th, 2020 12:00pm
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Jewish Community Services

5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215


Joseph Ellison, of Austin, TX, passed away on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 at the age of 92. He is survived by his children, Lisa Smith, Marc Ellison, and Shana Ellison (Jeff Darrow); his grandchildren, John Hawthorne Smith, Verity Rose Smith and Benjamin Clay Ellison. He was predeceased by his siblings, Irvin Ellison and Shirley Cahn; and by his parents, Ella and Louis Ellison. His charm and wit brought smiles to those that crossed his path.

Services are private. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Jewish Community Services, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215.
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Henna E Tatham

Posted at 11:44am
Yossel was part of the minyan at Congregation Tiferet Israel and said Kaddish regularly. He always came with a smile and a joke and was missed when not there. He was a gentleman of the old school..always polite and happy to see you.

Sherry and Reese Carroll

Posted at 10:35am
To all who have been touched by the smile of Yossi! A true loss to this community.... We have never met a person with such an upbeat attitude, incredible sense of humor, and this will be so missed. Will always remember fondly Yosella’s response whenever asked How are You??? A resounding FANNNNTASTIC! He was at shul rain or shine, and always with a kind word. A true icon of the Austin Tiferet Israel community.
May your family be comforted by your memories and may his soul Rest In Peace.

Lauren A. H. Cohen

Posted at 08:20am
Dear Lar and the entire Ellison Family,
Although I only had the pleasure of meeting Joe once, he was a very warm, friendly and outgoing person; which led us to be Facebook friends. I know he meant so much to all of you and this is a huge loss to your family, and my thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so very sorry for your loss! May his memory be forever a blessing.

Arthur Altman

Posted at 03:33pm
Yossel was a much loved and stalwart member of Congregation Tiferet Israel in Austin. I will miss his great warmth, humor, and Yiddish wisecracks, and we were all so deeply privileged to have known him! May his memory be a blessing.

Arthur Altman
Congregation Tiferet Israel

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