Jeffrey R. Ely WINDSOR, Vt. — Jeffrey Robert Ely, 40, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in Claremont, New Hampshire. Jeffrey was born in Hanover on May 4, 1980, and spent most of his life in the Windsor, Vermont, area. As a young man, he was a loving and gentle person who was very family oriented. His family cherishes the time spent with him as he grew up. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed time on the water fishing in the spring and summer, hunting game in the fall, and skiing on Mount Ascutney during the winter. As an adult, he drove and cheered on his friends in mud bog runs. He is survived by his father, Eugene R. Ely and Lori Keenan; his brother, Tim Ely and wife Kasey; aunts and uncles, Bob and Barb, Maurice, Steven, Michael, Tim, and Audrey; two nephews; several cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda (Flinn) Wiltshire. In lieu of flowers, friends and family are encouraged to make a donation to a mental health organization of their choice. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021, at Knight Funeral Home in Windsor from 5 until 7 p.m. To abide by capacity limits, guests should wait in their vehicles and funeral home staff will escort you in as space allows, in the order that you arrive. Online condolences are appreciated at

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.
Allow up to 24 hours for comment approval.