Long Island residents mourns loss of radio legend, Jack Ellsworth

Long Islanders are mourning the loss today of a radio legend. Jack Ellsworth broadcast on Long Island for 62 years. His show, "Memory In Melody,"

Jack Ellsworth broadcast on Long Island for 62

Jack Ellsworth broadcast on Long Island for 62 years. His show, "Memory In Melody," played all the classics of the day. (Credit: News 12 )

EAST PATCHOGUE - Long Islanders are mourning the loss today of a radio legend.

Jack Ellsworth broadcast on Long Island for 62 years. His show, "Memory In Melody," played all the classics of the day.

He died last night at the age of 91.

Dot, his wife and business partner, died eight weeks ago. His family said that after she died, he simply started to slip away.

Visitation for Ellsworth will be on Sunday. A memorial service will be held on Monday.
 

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Service for Jack Ellsworth

Sunday Sept. 15
12-4 p.m. and 6-10 p.m.
Robertaccio Funeral Home
Patchogue

Memorial Service
Monday Sept. 16
10 a.m.
Congregational Church
Patchogue

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