Alan Jay Ellis, 72, of North Coventry, passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Season’s Hospice.
Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late A. William Ellis and Eleanor (Diffenderfer) Ellis.
Alan was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting and being in the woods. Alan was a member of the Pottstown Quoit Club and also a member of the Holy Trinity Club. He enjoyed collecting Lionel model trains in his spare time. As a young man, he enjoyed swimming and diving at Laurelwood Swim Club. He proudly served in the United States Army, stationed in Korea during the Vietnam War.
Surviving is his daughter Melissa Powers, wife of Michael; step-sons Scott Shillinger, husband of Christina, and Steve Shillinger, husband of Lisa; Brother Brian Ellis; sister Claudia Garrett, wife of Gary; brother Preston Ellis, husband of Donna; sister Pennya Comtois, wife of Ronald; and brother Dwayne Ellis, husband of Patti; 7 Grandchildren; and 3 Great-Grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home (711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464) with Pastor Robin McKinley officiating. Visitation will also be held on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 9:00-11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be held privately by the family at a later date.

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