Faye Marquis Ellwood
June 26, 1937- July 10, 2020
Faye Marquis Ellwood, 83, of Huntingtown passed away July 10, 2020. She was born June 26, 1937 in Glen Rock, PA to Polly Rohrbaugh Marquis and Leroy Alexander Marquis. As a child, Faye traveled the eastern half of the country with her brothers Ronnie and Gary, following their fathers’ career in construction. In 1963, she married Samuel Ellwood and they lived in New Carrollton until moving to Kitty Hawk, NC in the mid 1990’s. They later moved to Currituck, NC for a short time before moving back to Maryland to be closer to the grandchildren after Sam’s passing. Faye was a member of Huntingtown United Methodist Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed painting, gardening, fashion, the beach, and a good bottle of wine. Faye loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a very generous person and made friends everywhere she went.
Faye was preceded in death by her husband Samuel M. Ellwood and her brother Gary Marquis and his wife Peggy Marquis. She is survived her brother Ronnie Marquis and Bonnie Marquis of Phoenix AZ. and by her son Gregory A. Ellwood and his wife Page of Huntingtown, grandchildren Zachary and Jacob Ellwood.
A visitation will be held Thursday, July 16 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Rausch Funeral Home, Owings. The service and interment will be private.
Friday, July 17, 2020