Bernard McEllen passed away on November 7, 2009 at the age of 63. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was the beloved husband of Bridget. He was the devoted father of Kathleen-Lendle and father-in-law of Kevin. He was the dear brother of Ronnie and Kathleen. He is also survived by two grandchildren. Service was offered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church. Interment was in Calverton National Cemetery under the direction of Hess-Miller Funeral Home, 64-19 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY 11379.