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Morton Ellison
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  • Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery Fund
    90 Hasell Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“I have been doing a lot of traveling in the last seven weeks and just found out that Morton passed away on February 3, which coincidentally was the...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: John M. Rivers, Jr. - Charleston, SC

“We are so sorry for your family loss. We will miss seeing his smile around us. Our thoughts are with all of you. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Bobby and Diana Askins - SC

“Dear Patricia Ellison and Lauren Fox please excuse me I sent a message about Morton loving his family he told me so and shared many stories about...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Tricia, Wayne and I were saddened to hear the news. We are thinking of you during this time. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Nix - Charleston

“Tricia,Bob, Jennifer and I are so sorry to hear about Morton's passing. I remember our talks in the store that went on and on over the years. We...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Carol & Bob Byrnes - Mt. Peasant,, SC

“Sending my deepest sympathies during this difficult time. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Lou Ellen Wright - Raleigh, NC

“Brad and I send our deepest sympathies. You and your family are in iur thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Yancey Cargile - Charleston, SC

“Tricia and Lauren , Sending you much Love and more during this difficult time-Jeffrey Bannon ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers go out to your family....so sorry for your loss...Please let me know if you need anything-Jeffrey Bannon ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Tricia and Lauren, I am so sorry to hear about Morton's death. We enjoyed knowing him at the Bristol -- quite a force and "character." We offer you...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Tricia, I am so sorry to learn of Morton's transition. I am thankful for my time spend with you, Morton, and Lauren at Ellison's Shoes. I learned so...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Shelia Harrell-Roye - NC

“Tricia,I am so sorry about Morton and for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you always. Please let me know if you need anything at all...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“TRICIA I am so sorry about Morton. It has been a long journey. I still remember the store,you,Morton,and his mother and our daily talk sessions....Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: CARLY FUTERAL - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Lauren, Mrs. Ellison & Pete - You and your family are in my thoughts during this difficult time. Mr. Ellison was a wonderful man and he will be...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Ashley Kay - Charleston, SC

“Tricia, My heart is full of compassion for you. Joe and I send our deepest sympathy to you and your daughter. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Beverly Stoney


Morton Ellison, 84, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Patricia Forester Ellison entered into eternal rest Sunday, February 3, 2019. His Funeral Service will be held at the graveside Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery, Huguenin Avenue at 11:30 am. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr Downtown Chapel.

Morton was born July 13, 1934 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Morris Ellison and Sarah Bielsky Ellison. He graduated from The Citadel and served in the United States Army. Morton was the owner of Ellison's Shoes. He was a member of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Temple.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years; his daughter, Lauren Ellison (Pete) Fox; granddaughter, Ellison E. Fox and brother, Dr. Haskell (Barbara) Ellison, all of Charleston, SC as well as other extended family.

Memorials may be made to Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery Fund, 90 Hasell Street, Charleston, SC 29401.