Ellen M. Amrhein

July 30, 1950 ~ May 7, 2021 (age 70)


Ellen M. Amrhein of Hingham, Fort Lauderdale, and Quincy MA died peacefully at her home on Friday, May 7, 2021.  Ellen is survived by her husband Larry Belcamino.  Loving aunt to Brian Ferrara and his wife Allison along with their two children of Quincy, as well as Michael Ferrara and his fiancé Alana of Quincy.  Born in Boston to Guy Amrhein (owner of Amrhein’s in South Boston until its sale in the 1970’s) and Barbara Amrhein, raised in Quincy with her younger sister Nancy. Graduated from North Quincy High School before obtaining her associates degree from Aquinas. Ellen went on to have a four decade long career with the Massachusetts Senate. She worked under six Senate President’s, and was the Director of Senate HR at the time of her retirement.  Ellen had a passion for people and loved providing unmatched guidance in both her professional and private life.  She and her husband loved traveling and having “sips” along the way. Later in life, Ellen and her husband Larry spent Winters at their residence in Fort Lauderdale, FL which was her favorite place in the world.  Ellen was one of a kind and had a spirit and legend that will live on through the countless lives she impacted over the years.  A private mass for family was held on Wednesday May 12, and there will be a celebration of life held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ellen’s memory to the Mass General Cancer Center.

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