|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1894|
New Hampshire, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 26, 1978|
Eli E. McLellan, 84, of 60 Leland Street, died Tuesday in Bridgeport Hospital.
Services will take place Friday at 10 a.m. in the Spear Funeral Home, 1222 Fairfield Avenue, with the Rev. Howard Orr, pastor emeritus of the Olivet Congregational Church officiating. Burial will be in Lawncroft Cemetery, Fairfield.
Born in Conway, N.H., McLellan had resided in Bridgeport most of his life. He was the co-owner of the former Tom Thumb Market here and currently was employed at the Sunshine Market in Fairfield. McLellan was a member of the Bethany Congregational Church and the Crointhian Lodge 104 AF and AM and was past president of the Every Man's Bible Class of Bridgeport. He was also a member of the Obeh Grotto.
Survivors include a son, Robert E. McLellan of Bridgeport; two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Cummings of Milford and Mrs. Merle Herman of Stratford; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Eli married Mary Louise Knees 18 Oct 1915 in Bridgeport CT. Eli and Mary had 4 children, 14 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Their children were Ernest (1917-1953), Gertrude (1918-2008), Robert (1920-2001) and Myrtle (1922-2013). All of their children were born in Bridgeport CT.
Isaac McLellan (1871 - 1959)
Ida Mae Cole McLaughlin (1870 - 1959)
Mary Louise Knees McLellan (1896 - 1969)*
Ernest William McLellan (1917 - 1953)*
Gertrude Mary McLellan Cumming (1918 - 2008)*
Robert Edward McLellan (1920 - 2001)*
Myrtle Grace McLellan Herman (1922 - 2013)*
Ida Burnice McLellan (1890 - 1892)*
Annie May McLellan (1893 - 1895)*
Eli Ernest McLellan (1894 - 1978)
Percy Arlington McLellan (1898 - 1964)*
Myrtle Ruth McLellan Vanderbilt (1900 - 1922)*
Beulah Gertrude McLellan (1903 - 1903)*
Created by: Bob McLellan
Record added: May 31, 2012
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