OBITUARY

Michael J. Kaelin

January 6, 1942September 21, 2013

Michael J. Kaelin passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 of natural causes. Born on January 6, 1942 to Herman and Ella Ferris-Kaelin. MIchael was a lifelong Stamford resident. A graduate from Stamford Catholic High School, MIchael worked as a manager at B&G Army and Navy, then went on to work as an independant sales representative for several companies. His dedication to the community ranged from work as a Boy Scout troop leader for St. John's troop #22 to coaching with The Stamford National/Lione Little League in Stamford. Michael was also an avid advocate for rescued greyhound racing dogs. He is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Mary-Ellen Kaelin, two sisters, Sister Mary Michelle (Sally) Kaelin of Hartford, CT, Patricia Blachley of Naugatuck, CT, his brother Thomas Kaelin of Homosassa Springs, FL, three children, Adam J. Kaelin, Christopher M Kaelin, and Jennifer Morris, all of Stamford, six grandchildren, Shane, Keith, Caryn, Ashley, Ethan, and Layla, as well as several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will held for Michael on Saturday September 28, from 1PM to 3PM at the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home at 2900 Summer St in Stamford, CT. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations in Michael's name be made to Greyhound Rescue & Rehabilitation PO Box 573 Cross River NY, 10518. info@greyhoundrescuerehab.org.

Services

  • Memorial Gathering Saturday, September 28, 2013
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Michael J. Kaelin

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October 2, 2013

Mary-Ellen,
So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sincerely,
Mark & Jennifer Kelley

Vinny & Claudine DeRubeis

October 2, 2013

Kaelin Family,
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

Vinny & Claudine DeRubeis

October 2, 2013

Kaelin Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

September 29, 2013

Chris and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. May memories of your father bring you comfort during this difficult time. Our thoughts are with you all.
--Helaine & Ari Gendason

Bill Gagliardi

September 28, 2013

My condolences to the entire Kaelin Family. I met Mike when I was a kid through Jimmy Hayes and "Uncle Joe" and Troop 22 at St. Johns.I will never forget our Friday night meetings in the Gym on the top floor of the school and all of the other and all activities Mike led us to.
Mike gave me my 1st job, for which I will be forever Grateful working at B&G and will always remember the fun we all had working with Mike, Benny, Nick, Bruce and Bobby.I spent 28 yrs working in Retail Management because of what Mike taught me.
I remember Mike's passion for Alfa Romeos and he was always tinkering with them to trying to get parts and keep them running.
Mike was a Good Man and set a Good Example for all of us growing up in Scouts for which I will always again be Grateful for.
Thanks Mike and may you Rest in Peace.

September 27, 2013

Chris and family

Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Jim and Michele Sabia

Scott Miller

September 26, 2013

Chris and family,

My sincerest condolences on the loss of your dad. May his memory forever be a blessing.

Scott

Mickey Vitti

September 26, 2013

Chris and Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. May the fond memories of your father help easy your pain. May your loved one rest in peace!

Bert Berry

September 26, 2013

My deepest sympathy to you Mary Ellen and your family.

Jim Purcell

September 26, 2013

Kaelin Family,
Sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I knew him since the years he worked at B & G.
May he rest in Peace