Robert Lee McLellan, 92, of Kensington and Old Colony Beach, Old Lyme, passed away on April 14, 2022 at home in Kensington with his wife of 66 years, Ursula (Todoli) McLellan by his side.
Born in New Brunswick, Canada on Feb. 16, 1930, he was the son of the late George McLellan and Alma (Crabtree) McLellan Nickerson. Robert was employed for over 20 years at Wagner Ford of Simsbury, Morande Ford of Berlin and Morande Acura of Berlin. After retirement, he chauffeured for several years and made friends with his clients.
In addition to his wife Ursula, he is survived by his sister, Audrey and her husband John Bergenty of Plainville; his daughters, Danette Lee Cherniak and her husband Walter of Maryland, and Darice McLellan of Simsbury; a son, Glenn Robert McLellan of Vernon; a grandson, Ryan Cherniak and his wife Courtney of Michigan; a great-grandson, Colin Robert of Michigan; his granddaughter, Erin Lee Reeves and husband Patrick of Maryland; a sister-in-law, Jane D’Angelo of Waterbury; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Russell, Louie, Lawrence, Arnold, Eugene, Ivan, Murray, and Daryl, and sister Jane. He was proud of all his brothers who served in the armed forces, as well as, his son, who served in the Navy.
The family would like to thank the nurses and aides that assisted him from Hartford Healthcare at Home Hospice Care.
Calling hours and the funeral service will be held on Tuesday from 12 PM to 2 PM at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home of Berlin/Porters, 111 Chamberlain Hwy, Kensington. Burial will be in Maple Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hartford Healthcare at Home Hospice/Donations, 1290 Silas Deane Hwy., Wethersfield, CT 06109.
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