Barry McLellan

SURRY — Barry McLellan, 58, died peacefully in the loving arms of his family on March 19, 2011, at his home in Surry on the land he carefully tended for over 25 years.

He was born in Winchester, Mass., on Aug. 12, 1952, the son of Betrand “Bud” and Carole (Ambrose) McLellan.

Barry was an airline pilot for over 30 years and was respected by his peers for his extraordinary skills and ability to mentor and train other pilots. He began his career with Bar Harbor Airlines in 1973 and retired as a captain with Continental Express.

Barry loved the outdoors. He was an avid snow and water skier, sailor and woodsman. He loved the North Maine woods; enjoying flying floatplanes; fishing at Jerry Pond and camping at Lunksoos Lake. He spent hours walking in the woods near his home with his dogs, Joe and Kiska. He loved the Red Sox. Most importantly, Barry was a wonderful father.

He is survived by his beloved son, Bryan of Seattle, Wash.; parents, Bud McLellan and wife Carole of Naples and Delray Beach, Fla.; sisters, Christy Fogg of Naples, Brenda Olson and Bonnie Pierpont, both of Raymond; their husbands, children and grandchildren. He is remembered and loved by many other cherished relatives, friends and colleagues.

Visiting hours were held on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin Street, Ellsworth, where a funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Spring interment will be at Cunningham Ridge Cemetery, Surry. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Barry’s memory be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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