Ellie Schoolcraft

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Eleanor “Ellie” Schoolcraft, 66, of Medina, NY, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Buffalo, NY.

Born on October 25, 1954 on the Six Nations Indian Reservation in Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Arland and Elizabeth (Johnson) Porter and step-father Leonard Nicholas.

On October 23, 1971, she married Michael David Schoolcraft and together raised four children. She was a dedicated housewife and mother, who showed true devotion to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Ellie will be remembered by her unselfish giving to anyone in need. She was active in multiple church group activities and lended a helping hand at the Buffalo Mission, but most of all, Ellie cherished the time with her grandchildren.

Ellie is survived by her husband of 49 years, Michael David Schoolcraft, four children, Michael J. (Kimberly) Schoolcraft, Zak (Joy) Schoolcraft, all of Middleport, Isaiah (Allison) Schoolcraft, and Betsy Fox, all of Medina, ten grandchildren, Brandon, Becca, Ryan, Simon, Emily, Aubrey, Jaret, Jackson, Chloe, Charlotte, four siblings, Steve Porter of Medina, Joe Porter of Canada, Mark Porter of Grand Island, Beryl Ann Keyes of Medina. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Ellie is survived by her family this side of the border.  She will be forever loved and missed by her Aunties and Uncles and their families, Betty (late Carson) Martin; (Late Infant Eleanor Porter);  (Late Blanche and Fred Hill); (Late Dyke Porter);  (Late Marge and Hood Hill); Maynard and Sandra Porter; (Late Jim Porter); Eva Porter; Art and Deb Porter; Joyce Porter; Elda and (Late Paul) Hill.  Along with the Aunties and Uncles gone on before, Ellie joins her father Roy (Della) Porter and Grandparents Jesse and Lily (Johnson) Porter in the heavens. Stay safe, keep your circle small and wear a mask in memory of Ellie.

Relatives and friends may call on Monday, December 28, 2020 from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103. *Wearing of Masks and social distancing will be mandatory. The family will hold a private service and burial will be in the Boxwood Cemetery, Medina, NY.


Posted by Val Hill on
Sending our condolences from Auntie Elda, Val, Mike and families. Ellie was such a caring person and had a heart of gold. We have lots of pictures and so many memories that we'll cherish forever. We're going to miss you.
Posted by Darlene & Gord Hill on
Steve, Mark, Joe and families. We are sending our condolences to you on the passing of our beloved Ellie. We have so many fond memories of cousin Ellie. May you find comfort knowing she is with her mom and dad.
Posted by Frances (LaForme) Martin on
It floored me to hear of Ellie's passing. We had only messaged each other a few weeks before, going to get together once it was clear to do so. Cousin Ellie, I will always remember that robust laugh and how you made us all feel welcome and loved.
Love alway Fran
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