Jeanne Marie Ellenson passed away peacefully on June 18, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, after a long illness. She was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Marie and Joseph Center. Prior to marriage, she was a flight attendant for National Airlines and a professional model. She was a devoted wife and mother. She was married to the late Gene Ellenson for 44 years. She enjoyed his career as a much beloved football coach for the University of Florida and always enjoyed cheering on the Gators. After Gene’s death, she remarried Thomas Scott and they enjoyed ten happy years together prior to his death. Jeanne loved animals and was a pet mama to many dogs in her lifetime, who will be waiting to greet her at the end of the Rainbow Bridge. Jeanne was predeceased by both of her husbands and her parents. She is survived by her children, daughter, Donna Mikulski and husband Ed, son, Eugene Mark Ellenson, grandson, Andrew Rivera, step-daughters Barbara Johnson, and Debbie Scott and her cousin, Doris Armstrong. In addition, she is survived by her long-time caregivers, Norma Picard and Claudia Banton.
There will be a funeral mass at Holy Family Catholic Church in Orlando on June 29, 2017, at 10:30. There will be a private graveside service following the mass. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alachua County Humane Society in memory of Jeanne.