Timothy Ellsessar (18) joined his older brother Michael in Gods Kingdom of Heaven on Wednesday evening July 29, 2015. Tim tragically passed while boating and swimming on Lake Manchaug on the Douglas / Sutton, MA2 line.
Tim, was born and raised in Sutton, MA where he most recently graduated from Sutton Memorial High School. He was an honor student who was a varsity member of Sutton High's Track & Field Team. Tim was the 2015 Dual Valley Conference Field Athlete of the Year (Javelin & Discus) Tim also played Varsity Ice Hockey for Northbridge High (Co-Op with Sutton) where he honored his departed brother Mike by wearing #99 for his team on the ice. Tim loved hockey and grew up in the MidState Youth Hockey Program in Auburn, MA (Ice Cats / Sharks) Tim was also active in his church the First Congregational Church of Sutton where he was baptized, confirmed and attended Church Mission trips to Boston, MA & York, PA.
Tim loved life, he loved his big brother Pat, his family, his neighbors, his friends, his teammates, his classmates and he was mature beyond his 18 years. He was funny, he was serious, and his smile could light up a room! He also loved and missed his brother Mike who died when Tim was only in the 8th grade in 2010. Tim will be loved and missed by all who knew him! He will be with each of you as you keep him tucked safely within your heart!
Tim leaves behind his loving family that includes his parents, John M. & Luann F. (Kendall) Ellsessar of Sutton, MA; his big brother Patrick; his Grandparents Dale & Frances Kendall of Orrville, OH. He leaves his Uncle James Ellsessar of Rutland, MA, his Aunts & Uncles Rhonda & Tim McGuire of Orrville, OH, Rick & Gina Kendall of Sterling, OH, Nicki & Jeff Drown of Wooster, OH and Mike & Marsha Kendall of Wooster, OH, along with numerous cousins he leaves his extended families of Dean & Sue Messier and their daughters Allison, Emily & Erin / Larry & Gail Ton and their sons Derek & Alex.
Timothy is predeceased by his older brother Michael and his "Grams" Barbara M. (Sullivan) Ellsessar.
Timothy J. Ellsessar
John Ellsessar is a father who tragically lost 2 sons to heart related emergencies called “commotio cordis” a medical term to describe sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) from a blow to the chest. In both instances there was no Automated External Defibrillator (AED). John has teamed up with Scholastic Sports Zone Foundation to provide all school athletic programs in Massachusetts with access to the best health & safety equipment available through education programs & partnerships. Please watch.