Ellen Angel

Obituary of Ellen Angel

Ellen M. Angel, 61, of 30 Rogers Lane, Middletown, passed away on January 18, 2008, at the Newport Hospital. She was the wife of Elbert S. "Al" Angel, Jr. Born in Newport on December 2, 1946, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Eleanor M. (Bayersdorfer) Donnelly. Ellen attended school in Newport. Loved by many and admired by all, she spent most of her life taking in people who needed care and fostering their needs, whether it was in her own home or at the local homeless shelters. Ellen loved working with the public and did so for her entire life. Besides her husband Al, she is also survived by her daughters Diana K. Angel of Mastic, NY, Dawn M. Matejceck of Bay City, TX, and Francine R. Adams of Tulsa, OK; a sister Francine E. Woodhead of Tiverton, RI; brothers Jack Donnelly of Newport, Paul J. Donnelly of Portsmouth, and James J. "Jimmy" Donnelly of Portsmouth; grandchildren Francis X. Reynolds, Eric K. Reynolds, Steven D. Richards, Tina M. Matejceck, and Deanna R. Matejceck; her longtime childhood friend and sister-in-law Roberta Chester of Newport, and many nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends. A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2008, at 10:00am, at Newport Memorial Park, Middletown. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, January 22, from 6:00-8:00 pm in the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ellen's memory may be made to The Healing Co Op, 272 Mitchells Lane, Middletown, RI, 02842.
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