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Mario A. Ellero

July 22, 1935 - January 5, 2018

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Obituaries » Mario A. Ellero

MARIO A. ELLERO, 82, of Windham, NH, formerly of Acton, MA, and Barre, VT, passed away on Jan. 5, 2018, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on July 22, 1935, in Barre, he was the beloved son of Anthony and Caroline (Amici) Ellero, of Williamstown, VT, and brother of Anita Ellero. He was educated in Barre and Williamstown, graduating from Williamstown High School, valedictorian in the Class of 1953. Mario attended the University of Vermont and graduated in June 1957 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration after which he joined the U.S. Army, serving six months active duty at Fort Dix, NJ, and five-and-a-half years in the Army Reserves. In 1958, Mr. Ellero joined National Life Insurance Co. of Montpelier, where he worked for 15 years. In 1959, he married Dorothy Pruneau of Barre. In 1973, he joined the Investment Department of Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. in Boston. He and his wife were very active in international choreographed ballroom dancing for 25 years, attending classes and traveling throughout the country attending various dance events. His other interests included spectator sports and golf. Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Dorothy J. (Pruneau) Ellero; his sister, Anita Ellero, of Barre; and three devoted children daughters Lori Kouble and husband Frank, of Duxbury, MA, Joanne Jones and husband Robert, of Merrimack, NH, and son Vincent Ellero, of Upton, MA; and seven grandchildren.

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