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Ellsworth I. Cainan

Obituary for Ellsworth I. Cainan

February 12, 1918 - February 8, 2018
Aurora, Illinois | Age 99

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Ellsworth I. Cainan, 99, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018. He was born on February 12, 1918 in Aurora, the son of the late Irwin and Stella (Parcell) Cainan.

Ellsworth graduated from West Aurora High School in 1936. After graduation, he began working at Stephens Adamson/Sealmaster, where he was employed for 28 years until his retirement. His passion for wood and metal-working extended into his free time as well. Ellsworth enjoyed restoring antique firearms for museums and historical societies. He also made his own model cannons, under the name Cainan's Cannons. He was a longtime member of the National Rifle Association and the Aurora Sportsmen's Club.

Ellsworth is survived by his children, Venita (Phillip) Johnson of Aurora, Roger Cainan of Aurora, Nina (Gordon) Delaney of Downers Grove, and Ronald (Debbie) Cainan of Aurora, as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Ellsworth was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor; a daughter and son-in-law, Pheobe and Mike McColery; a daughter-in-law Joyce; a grandson Glen and a granddaughter Sharada; and a great grandson Brandon Chestnut.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday February 11, 2018 at 2 PM at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Pl. Aurora 60506, with a visitation from 1 PM until the time of service.

For more information, call 630-897-9291.

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332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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