Christine Ellis, SCN, 91, a native of Roanoke, Va., died at Nazareth Home on May 2, 2012. She had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 72 years.

Sister Christine served in childcare, elementary education and community service for 60 years throughout the United States. In Louisville, Sister served at St. Augustine, St. Michael, St. Frances of Rome and St. Brigid Schools. Sister Christine also served at Maria Hall as resident assistant from 1976-85 and in Community Service at Maria Hall and Nazareth Home from 1985-2001. Sister Christine became a resident at Nazareth Home in 2005.

Survivors include four sisters: Josephine Ellis, Cecilia Carter, Theresa Clements and Dorothy Willis, all of Roanoke, Va.; two brothers, Joseph Ellis of Marion, Va., and George Ellis of Roanoke, Va., and her religious community.