Ellen Brown Roberts Vanderburg, age 90, of New Smyrna Beach, died Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Florida Hospital, New Smyrna. Born on October 10, 1927 in New Smyrna Beach to Gail and Florence Brown, Ellen lived in New Smyrna Beach all of her life.
She was a graduate of Live Oak Street School and New Smyrna High School in 1945. Ellen was a member of First Church of Christ Scientist, Beta Sigma Phi and Ocean Side Women’s Club. In 1972, she married Vince Vanderburg and was married for 26 years.
Survivors include son, Gail (Jeannette) Roberts of New Smyrna Beach; 3 step daughters, Becky (Tod) Sumner of South Daytona, Kathy McClelland of New Smyrna Beach and Debbie (Jim) Ryan of Newark, Ohio; 5 granddaughters, Jamie Hauger of Edgewater, Kim Myers, Melissa McCelland, Alicia Koski and Christine Utzinger; 2 grandsons, Michael and Adam McClelland; 2 great grandchildren, Ayden and Brooke Hauger, both of Edgewater; 2 nieces, Lynn Keener and Marcia Jurekovic. Preceded in death by her husband, Vince in 1998 and her companion of 15 years, Robert Parks who died in 2016.
Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 30th, at Settle-Wilder New Smyrna Beach Chapel with Matt Hopkins, First Church of Christ, Scientist, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial to New Smyrna Beach CAPS, Inc. Post Office Box 1808, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170.
P.O. Box 1808, New Smyrna Beach FL 32170