Ellene Rickard

May 31, 1957 ~ January 14, 2022 (age 64)


Ellene Rickard of the Tuscarora Nation, passed away in the warmth and grace of her loving family, Ellene peacefully passed during the morning of January 14th, 2022 in the home of her daughter Shannon Hill and supportive partner Robert Jimerson Jr.

She was a member of the Beaver Clan, born in Niagara Falls, NY on May 31, 1957, the daughter of Dorene A. [Williams] Rickard and the late Fillmore F. Rickard.

In addition to her mother and daughter, she  is survived by her children Nahtanha (Scott) Paul, Blue Hill (Brittany Claus) and Travis Hill, also surrounded by the love of her siblings, Ann Printup, Marty Rickard, Theresa Wilson and Dion (Dawn) Rickard, her cherished beautiful grandchildren Daylin John-Hill, Macay Jimerson; Isaiah, Maliah, Elijah and Jesiah Paul; Hensley, Riseley and Evoleht Hill.   She was also the caring Aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Her loving, caring, supportive and generous spirit will forever be remembered by family and friends. She will be greatly and sadly missed.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 11:00 AM in the Long House on Mt. Hope Road, due to increasing cases,  social distancing and masks are strongly encouraged.  

Interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Arrangements were made through the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, Sanborn, NY.

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Funeral Service
January 16, 2022

11:00 AM
The Long House
Mt. Hope Road
Sanborn, NY 14132

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