1941 – 2017
Danielson – Daniel G. McClellan Sr., a kind and loving man, 75, of Richard St, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of Pauline A. (Mandeville) McClellan. Born in Marienville, PA, he was the son of the late Francis and Dorothy (Landis) McClellan.
Mr. McClellan worked for many years as a security guard at the Brooks Pharmacy warehouse. He also worked at Anchor Glass for nine years.
Dan enjoyed playing golf, bowling, traveling, going to the movies, planting flowers and spending time at the beach in Florida where he lived for many years with his beloved wife Pauline who he cherished most. Dan was a very kind hearted gentle person and everyone who knew Dan loved him.
Daniel is survived by his wife Pauline, a son Edward McClellan and his wife Kelly of Danielson; two daughters Lorie Michaud and husband Steve, and Angela McClellan both of PA; four step sons Michael Durand and his wife Sandi of Woodstock, Gary Durand and his wife Kim of Thompson, Dennis Durand and his wife Shea of Brooklyn, and Donald Durand of Pomfret; a step daughter Renee Turski and husband Joe of Danielson; two sisters Earla Lewis and Marilyn Varassa both of PA; seventeen grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son Daniel McClellan; a brother Bud McClellan; and three sisters Gail McClellan, Louise Yakavich, and Alice Avenelli.
A special thank you to Gary and Kim, Dennis and Shea who he loved, and to Dr. Heather Sullivan, Hospice and everyone who helped with Dan in his final days.
A Celebration of Dan’s life will be held on Thursday April 27th 2017, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT with a Memorial Service in the funeral home at 6:30PM. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.