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Obituary for Michelle E. Ellsworth (Panza)

MECHANICVILLE - Michelle E. Ellsworth, 59, of Ushers Road, died unexpectedly Thursday, August 18th, at Saratoga Hospital, as a result of mounting medical issues.
Born in Nyack, NY, March 25, 1963, daughter of the late Michael and Doris Teller Panza, she grew up in Clifton Park and attended Shenendehowa Schools.
A homemaker, Michelle was a proud mother of four and grandmom of 8, her children and grandkids were the most important part of her life. In addition to a great housekeeper and cook, Michelle loved being in her garden, proudly tending to her flowers, throughout the seasons. Family gatherings were some of her best times.
Survivors include her true love for the past 45 years, devoted husband James J. Ellsworth, Jr., loving children: Crystal (John Whitman) Ellsworth of Latham, twin sons James J. (Regina) III of Halfmoon, Michael (Stacy Salvi) of Mechanicville and son John A. Ellsworth of Mechanicville, along with adored grandchildren: Jillian, Chloe, Taylor, James IV, Jake, Corrina, Cassidy and Sebastian. Also sisters Kim and Terri Jo Panza both of San Diego, along with nieces and nephews.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, in loving memory of Michelle E. Ellsworth.