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Ellen Jean Gaudette

November 08, 1950 - May 23, 2023


Obituary For Ellen Jean Gaudette

Ellen Jean (Champagne) Gaudette, 72, of Peabody, died peacefully Tuesday evening surrounded by her family at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness.

Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Rita (Gaudreault) Champagne. She was a lifelong resident of Peabody and a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School.

Ellen was employed as a Pharmacy Technician for several years beginning at J.B Thomas Hospital and later for Lahey Beverly Hospital before retiring in 2017.

Ellen enjoyed reading and sewing and her favorite endeavor was spending time with her family, especially her seven grandchildren and sharing in all their activities. She will be dearly missed by all.

Ellen is survived by her two sons, Michael Gaudette Jr. of Wakefield and James Gaudette and his wife Renee of Peabody, her daughter, Jennifer Burkinshaw and her husband Craig of Salem, her beloved seven grandchildren, Lauren, Ella, Janelle, Matthew, and Adam Gaudette, Meagan and Allison Burkinshaw, and is also survived by her siblings, Richard and his wife Frances Champagne of Peabody and Patricia and her husband Martin Crighton of Lynn. She was predeceased by her daughter Debra Ellen Gaudette and her brother Norman Champagne.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM.at Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM at St. John the Baptist Church, Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial services will be private.

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  • 05/26/2023

    To Ellen's family, most especially her children, I extend my deepest sympathies. Your mother was a very dear friend of my mother Julie and I have so many fond memories of her from over many many years. She was an unofficial auntie to my son, and gave him a stuffed puppy that he carried everywhere and still owns today. I was so sorry to hear of her passing. She will be missed by my family. You are all in my thoughts and I am so sorry for your loss.

  • 05/25/2023

    My Sincere Condolence. Heaven has gained another ANGEL.. R.I.P. My Friend Ellen and I met back in the day at Kindred Hosp. Our friendship sparked right up a True friend indeed. Her Infectious. SMILE and LAUGHTER were a couple of her MANY TRAITS. I am HONORED.to have known your MOM / My FRIEND ELLEN.

  • 05/25/2023

    I am so sorry to hear of Ellen's passing. She was a colleague at Kindred and Beverly and a neighbor. Her laugh and sense of humor was infectious and her professionalism and care for no patients amazing. May this part of her journey be over and she be in peace. Fay Curtis


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    Win Waste Innovations sent Rainbow Reflections Basket for Ellen Jean Gaudette - May 31, 2023

    Jim Gaudette and Family, Sincere sentiments to your entire family for the loss of your Mother, Grandmother, Aunt, Sister. WIN Waste Saugus, MA

  • Heavenly Heights Bouquet

    Heavenly Heights Bouquet was sent for Ellen Jean Gaudette - May 25, 2023

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    Mark Emmett sent Red and White Floor Basket for Ellen Jean Gaudette - May 25, 2023

    Peace be with Ellen. May her and my mother Julie be reunited and tear it up again in heaven.

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    The Loving Light Dishgarden was sent for Ellen Jean Gaudette - May 25, 2023

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    George Scotti sent Beautiful Dreams for Ellen Jean Gaudette - May 25, 2023

    We will remember Ellen's sense of humor and the laughs we shared. Wishing you peace and healing in the days ahead. George and Chris

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    Pamela Crichton sent Mixed flowers in a handled basket for Ellen Jean Gaudette - May 24, 2023

    With Sympathy, Pam, Sarah, Ryan, Brianna and Savannah.

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    Pink Tribute Spray was sent for Ellen Jean Gaudette - May 24, 2023

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    Maureen (Emmett) Ritter planted 5 trees in memory of Ellen Jean Gaudette . - May 26, 2023

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