Alice Kruszon McClellan

05/28/2013 1:40 PM |

Former Riverhead resident Alice Kruszon McClellan died May 21 in Jacksonville, Fla. She was 79.

Ms. McClellan was born July 5, 1933, to John and Sophie Kruszon of Riverhead. She attended Riverhead schools, graduating in 1951. She graduated from Brooklyn Hospital School of Nursing in 1954 and St. John’s University in 1960. She held various positions in the medical field, including nurse practitioner and nurse teacher, and was a missionary in Africa.

She married Robert (Bob) McClellan of Indiana in September 1977.

Ms. McClellan was predeceased by her husband. She is survived by three brothers, John, Thomas and Peter, all of Riverhead; her sister Anne Doroski of Calverton; two stepchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Barbara.

Funeral services will be held in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. A memorial Mass for Ms. McClellan will be said at a future date at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead.