STAMFORD, Conn. - Michael J. Kaelin, lifelong Stamford resident, died Saturday, Sept. 21. He was 71.
Kaelin was born Jan. 6, 1942, to Herman and Ella Ferris-Kaelin. A graduate from Stamford Catholic High School, he worked as a manager at B&G Army and Navy, then went on to work as an independant sales representative for several companies. He was a Boy Scout troop leader for St. John's troop #22 and coached in the National/Lione Little League in Stamford.
Kaelin is survived by his wife, Mary-Ellen Kaelin; sisters, Sister Mary Michelle (Sally) Kaelin of Hartford, Patricia Blachley of Naugatuck; brother, Thomas Kaelin of Homosassa Springs, Fla.; children, Adam J. Kaelin, Christopher M. Kaelin, and Jennifer Morris, all of Stamford; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will held Saturday, Sept. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home at 2900 Summer St in Stamford.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Kaelin's name may be made to Greyhound Rescue & Rehabilitation PO Box 573 Cross River NY, 10518. firstname.lastname@example.org