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Gregory "Greg" D McLellan

April 1, 1974 ~ August 1, 2023 (age 49) 49 Years Old


Gregory D. McLellan, known affectionately by friends and family as Greg, passed away at his home in Keansburg on August 1, 2023. Born on April 1, 1974, in Jersey City, Greg was a beloved figure in his community.  

Greg was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Elizabeth McLellan. He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Daniel and Zina Timoney of Fair Lawn, his favorite nephew, Jack Colson, and countless extended family members and friends. His loss will be deeply felt by all who knew him.

Professionally, Greg dedicated many years to serving his community through his work in the road department for the Borough of Keansburg. His tireless efforts contributed to the well-being and safety of his fellow residents, and his commitment to his work was a testament to his character.

Greg was also a proud member of the Keansburg Fire Company #1, where he held the esteemed position of Captain. His bravery and dedication to the safety of his community were evident in his service. Greg was not just a volunteer to his fellow firefighters and the people of Keansburg, but a trusted leader and a close friend.

He was a passionate Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees fan. Greg also had a creative side, which he expressed through his love for wood burning. His pieces were a testament to his patience, craftsmanship, and attention to detail. In his spare time, Greg also worked for the PNC Art Center, setting up for concerts. His love for music was evident in his commitment to ensuring every concert was a spectacular event. In addition, Greg was a familiar face at the Middletown Ice Arena, where he operated the zamboni. His jovial nature and friendly demeanor made him a favorite among the regulars at the ice rink.

Greg deeply loved his dog, Mackenzie, who recently passed away. His bond with Mackenzie was a testament to his compassionate nature and his ability to form deep connections with those around him. Mackenzie was not just a pet, but a cherished companion who brought joy and comfort to Greg's life.


Above all, Greg cherished spending time with his family and friends. His warm, inviting presence always made gatherings more enjoyable. Greg had a knack for making everyone feel welcomed and valued. His laughter was contagious, his stories captivating, and his kindness unforgettable.

Greg's life was a testament to his character - a man of integrity, dedication, and love. He will be remembered not only for his professional contributions but also for his vibrant personality, his love for sports, his artistic talents, and his unwavering love for his family and friends. His memory will continue to inspire all who knew him.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Friday, August 4, 2023, from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Jacqueline M Ryan Home for Funerals 233 Carr Avenue Keansburg. On Saturday, August 5, 2023, another gathering will take place at 9:30 am at the funeral home, and the burial will follow at Bayview Cemetery, Leonardo 


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August 4, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jacqueline M. Ryan Home for Funerals Inc (Carr Avenue Keansburg)
233 Carr Avenue
Keansburg, NJ 07734

August 5, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Jacqueline M. Ryan Home for Funerals Inc (Carr Avenue Keansburg)
233 Carr Avenue
Keansburg, NJ 07734

Burial to follow

Bayview Cemetery
80 Hosford Ave
Leonardo, NJ 07734


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