John Francis Ellis, 68, passed away peacefully while in the care of Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md. on Jan. 18. John leaves behind his sisters, Harriette, Kitty, Ginny, Ti and Rita and brothers Bob, Bill, Joe and many friends. An Army veteran, John was a member of the American Legion Post 180 in Vienna. John worked at Ray’s Auto Body for a number of years before moving to the Ocean City, Md., area. Plans for a memorial service have not been completed. Remembrances may be sent to Coastal Hospice at the Lake, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802-1733.