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Obituary of Ellamae L. (Milligan) Seeley


Ellamae Louise Seeley, age 81, of Ridge Road, Lansing, NY passed away Thursday, June 1, 2023 at home after a lengthy illness. Ellamae was born at home, in Lansing, on June 12, 1941, a daughter of the late Lester and Viola McGraw Milligan. On May 6, 1961 she was married to Richard P. “Dick” Seeley in the original Asbury Church on Triphammer Road. He predeceased her in 2017. Ellamae was an electronics assembler working for various companies around Ithaca, She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include her son, Richard P. (Catherine) Seeley of Lansing; her daughter, Tammee Seeley of Lansing; two grandsons, Holden Horan of Cortland and Robert Horan of Lansing; sisters, Margo Bonner and Gladys Hager as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brothers, Lester Milligan Jr., and Arthur Milligan.
Private graveside services and interment in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are directed to Hospicare, 172 E. King Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850 or the American Heart Association, 2 Clinton Square, Suite 305, Syracuse, NY 13202 or the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.


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