ESSEX — Stephen Andrew Ham-Ellis, 26, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.  Visiting hours will be held on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. at A. W. Rich Funeral Home – Essex Chapel, 57 Main St., Essex Jct., VT 05452.

The memorial service and inurnment will be private and at the convenience of the family.  Memorial contributions in Stephen’s memory may be made to NAMI Vermont (, The Howard Center ( or a charity of your choice.  The family invites you to view further information and share your memories by visiting