Ellen T. Marren (nee Stack) passed away peacefully at her home in Greenwich, CT surrounded by her family on May 22, 2014. She was born in New York City on May 15, 1927, the daughter of Dr. Joseph A. and Helen (nee Beckett) Stack of New York City and Montgomery, NY. Ellen attended Villa Maria Academy and graduated from St. Simon Stock High School (1945), Our Lady of Good Counsel College (now Pace University) in White Plains (BA, Mathematics – 1949) and Columbia University Teachers College in NYC (MA, Mathematics – 1951).
Ellen’s working career began as a mathematics teacher at Linden High School, Linden, NJ and then as a counselor and administrator at Pace University followed by parish office work for St. Mary’s Church in Greenwich, CT. Ellen took pride in being active in her children’s schools including Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School in Elmsford, Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle and School of the Holy Child in Rye. She was the author of Wonderful Memories, a collection of funny and memorable family stories.