Ellen (Hustis) Carfi, 68, of Colchester, beloved and devoted wife of Jack, passed away Friday (Jan. 11, 2019) surrounded by loved ones at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown after a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 17, 1950 in White Plains, NY, she was the daughter of the late Philip and Elizabeth (Eyster) Hustis. Ellen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion Design from Endicott College in Beverly, MA. She was a talented seamstress and custom designer throughout her life. For the past 22 years, together with her husband, Ellen owned and operated NuNu’s Bistro in Colchester, where she was a gracious host and made countless friendships over the years. In addition to her loving husband of 37 years, she leaves two brothers, Philip “Skip” Hustis of Hillsboro, NH and Peter Hustis of White Plains, NY; and several nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive guests from 10 AM to 12 NOON Monday (Jan. 21st) at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester, with a Time of Reflection at NOON. A repass will follow the service at NuNu’s Bistro. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr., Rocky Hill 06067 (www.cancer.org).