Ellen Mary Berkland Poye, of Shallotte, died Sunday, July 19, 2015, at home. She was 74.
Born in Queens, New York, on Oct. 14, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Raymond and Mary Helen Marinack Berkland.
Ellen was a devout lifelong Catholic. She worked for many years at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center.
Ellen was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Poye, and sister, Rosemary Galtieri.
Surviving are her daughters, Susan Ellen Chase and Donna Maria Meyers (Brian); son, Anthony R. Poye; and two grandchildren, Alan Anthony Chase and Thomas John Chase.
Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel. Entombment will follow at Brunswick Memorial Gardens Community Mausoleum. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in her name to the Envisioning Youth Empowerment Retreat, 1217 Manassas Ct., Unit C, Raleigh, NC 27609.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Brunswick Funeral Service.
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