Michael Brooks Ellis, 77, of Marion died March 8, 2013 in the Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the son of the late Charles Archibald and Mary Brooks (Whalen) Ellis.
He was born in Natick and lived in Marion for many years. He also lived in Natick, Southbridge, Bristol CT, and New Haven CT.
Mr. Ellis graduated from Mary E. Wells High School in Southbridge. He attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute and graduated from New Haven College.
He served in the Signal Corps of the United States Army.
Mr. Ellis worked as an automobile mechanic in the area for many years. Previously, he worked as a metallurgist. He enjoyed restoring antiques.
Survivors include his siblings, Charles A. Ellis, M.D. (Mary) of Winchester, Katherine Ellis Donovan (Kreag) of Rochester, NY and Stephen Delano Ellis (Patricia) of Sudbury; many nephews and nieces; and his longtime friends, George and Jacqueline Beckford of Marion.
His services will be private. Burial will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. A remembrance will occur in late Spring.
Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.