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Elinor Ruth "Ellie" (Gaudin) Everts

August 19, 2021


Elinor Ruth “Ellie” (Gaudin) Everts, of Needham formerly of Wellesley, a beloved wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great- grandmother, aunt and friend died peacefully in the early morning hours on August 19th.

She was predeceased by her husband Nelson Tower Everts (Bud) in 2016 after 60 wonderful years of marriage. Ellie is lovingly survived by her 3 sons, David of Medfield (Rhonda) , Robert of Needham (Janine) and Albert of Boston.

Gramma Ellie will be greatly missed by her 7 wonderful grandchildren. Anna Brooks Everts (Michael Orme), Harrison Paine Everts (Madison Hughan), Griffin Tower Everts, William Paine Everts (Jillian), Robert Spencer Everts (Kelly), Katherine Elinor Everts and Nelson Tower Everts II. Very proud great-

grandmother to Mason Tower Everts and Elinor Brooks Everts.

The daughter of Antoine M. Gaudin and Anna Brooks Gaudin, Ellie was born November 7th, 1930 in Salt Lake City, UT. Raised in Newton, MA. with her twin brother Robert Morris Gaudin and older brother Paul Brooks Gaudin, Ellie was a 1948 graduate of Newton High School and a 1950 graduate of Garland Junior College.

Both an avid golfer and bridge player well into her eighties, Elinor was a 51 year member of the Wellesley Country Club, Needham Tennis Club, Lake Sunapee Country Club and the Needham Pool and Racquet Club. She carded a “hole in one” at both Wellesley and Sunapee.

Over the years Ellie found tremendous satisfaction starting two small local businesses. The Needham Art Center and JEM, an estate sale business.

Our mom might be best remembered by those who knew her well for her friendly nature, sense of humor, kindness, generosity, competitiveness and playing by the rules....in under 4 hours.

During her life, she went to great lengths to pass these traits on to her children and grandchildren for which we are all forever grateful.

Our family would like to thank Fran, Katie, Eileen, Mary and all of her friends at North Hill for the care, love and kindness shown to our mom.

Due to Covid restrictions, a celebration of Ellie's life will be held in the spring of 2022 at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Wellesley.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to MGH Cancer Center at Newton Wellesley Hospital 2014 Washington Street Newton MA. 02462 ATT: Development Office


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A memorial service will be held at a later date

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