Ellen Marie Dill

Jul 4, 1959 - Apr 25, 2022

El Carmelo Cemetery
68 Asilomar Ave
Pacific Grove , CA, 93950


 Ellen Marie Dill was born to Morris and Verna Dill on July 4th, 1959 in Carmel, California. She attended Forest Grove Elementary School, Pacific Grove Junior High School, Pacific Grove High School, Monterey Peninsula College, and San Jose State. During high school and MPC she worked at Gianni’s Pizza and Corral de Tierra Country Club. During college and after, Ellen worked at Chez Louis in Palo Alto. Then started working at Hewlett-Packard where she stayed for 25 years.
 Ellen met Don Berridge at Chez Louis. They were partners for 7 years and then were married 10-27-2001. They lived in Mountain View until 2003 when they moved to Valley Springs. Don and Ellen moved to Elk Grove in 2014. 
 Ellen loved her Don. She loved her family and friends. She called Laurie’s kids, “my kids”. Ellen loved her Chez Louis family and her HP family. 
 Ellen is survived by her husband Don, her sister Laurie Wilson (Drew), brother Steve Dill (Marci), sister Sylvia Dill, nephew Jarrod Shively (Courtney), nephew Chris Shively (Melanie), nephew Taylor Wilson (Jaymie), grand nephew Jordan Shively, grand niece Corinne Shively, and grand nephew Jameson Shively.
 Ellen was a fun, thoughtful, honest person who loved a good party and was excellent at throwing one.  She will be missed by all who knew her. 
 Ellen will be interred at El Carmelo Cemetery in Pacific Grove. 


  • Jacquie Adams says:

    We loved Ellen so much! Such a sweet cousin who always had an ear to listen and loved a good story. She was quick to laugh and loved sharing good times with friends and family. She lives on in our memories. God rest her soul. She was a gem.

  • Karen Reed says:

    I will miss Ellen very much. Yes, she was my cousin but she was also a dear friend. So warm and caring, she made everyone around her feel welcome and included. I can’t ever recall a time being around Ellen that we weren’t having a great time. She was so fun! Our times together will be cherished memories. Love you Cousin.

  • Laurie Doescher says:

    Ellen was a beautiful soul! I had the pleasure of working with her at HP for 10+ years, we had some fun business trips. I loved her carefree self and good humor….she was FUN to be around but always made sure she took great care of business. May she rest in peace knowing she touched so many of us.

  • Aidan Lawrence says:

    Ellen was a dear friend and colleague to us all at HP, and is very remembered fondly around the world where she was known and cherished by so many people. Ellen was a pleasure to work with, highly professional, ethical, kind, patient and always went the extra mile to help others. We deeply miss her. May Ellen rest in peace.

  • Kenny Pearson says:

    Ellen was such a wonderful, giving, hard working, cheerful person to work with. She was able to remain professional at all times while also building relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients. Ellen will be missed by all that were privileged to have come in contact with her. It was an extreme pleasure of knowing and working with Ellen for over twenty years. Memories of Ellen will last a lifetime.

  • Frances Hunt says:

    Ellen was one of the most caring, nicest people I ever met. My heart felt condolences to her family.

  • Debby Russell says:

    I’ve been blessed to have such a beautiful friend in my life. Ellen was a longtime HP colleague and I will forever remember our many heart-to-heart conversations and laughs over the years sharing work, life & family stories.
    You will forever be in my heart. Rest in Peace My Dear Friend.

  • Marina Herron says:

    Ellen was such a beautiful soul and I miss her greatly. She was my friend and confidant, always listening and knowing when to lend advice. She left us too quickly, but I am grateful for every memory of her.

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