IN MEMORIAM: Henry W. Mellen

by Jane Ahrens

Henry W. Mellen, 93, died peacefully at his home on January 7, 2014. Devoted husband of Polly and  father of Lucinda and Henry S. Mellen, and Leslie and Baker Bell.  Beloved grandfather of Hope Bell, Palmer Johnson, Dylan Chase, Molly Bell and Clark Mellen.  Loving brother of Nancy Ijams, Helen Corroon, Sylvia Horner (deceased), and Andree Dean.

Proudly served in the Pacific during WW II as a Marine Major aviator.  A gentle humorous man who loved his family, friends, Church, and the unspoiled beauty of Small Point, Maine.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans Families United Foundation, POBox 14355, Oklahoma City, OK 73113 or by visiting:  A memorial service will be held at St. Andrews Church in Kent, CT on Saturday, February 1 at 11 am.

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 12, 2014

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