June 29, 2022

Death Announced of Gordon H. Ely, 93, of Essex; Attended Old Lyme High School, Member of OL Fire Dept. for 71 Years

ESSEX — Gordon H. Ely, 93, of Essex, CT lived a long and happy life and died peacefully on April 17, 2022 surrounded by his family. Gordon was born in Old Lyme, CT on February 22, 1929, son of Clarence Samuel Ely and Ellen (Richards) Ely. He attended Old Lyme High School and then joined the National Guard …
Gordon was a member of the Old Lyme Fire Department for 71 years. In 1956, he married the love of his life, Lois D’Addario, formerly of West Hartford, and was married for 65 years, residing in Essex since 1960 …
He is pre-deceased by his brothers Theodore, Edwin, Donald, Joseph, John, and Robert Ely originally from Old Lyme …
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30AM on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 14 Prospect St., Essex. Internment with full military honors will be held following the Mass at Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme …
Visit this link to read the full obituary published April 24, in the Hartford Courant.