Tuesday, May 20, 2008

JOHN M. McLEAN - Obituary

McLean, John M.

The East Liverpool Tribune


Aged Resident of Wellsville Passes away at His Home in Center Avernue

John M. McLean, aged 76, died at his home in Chester avenue last evening (July 4, 1906) at 6:30 o'clock after an illness of one week of stomach trouble. Funeral services will be held at the home Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. W. J. Hutchinson. Interment will be in the Brick church cemetery.

Deceased had resided in Wellsville for the past 19 years. He was born near Glasgow and spent the greater part of his life there. When he first came to Wellsville he conducted a meat market and later engaged in the rain and feed business. For the past year he had lived a retired life.

In 1868 he was united in marriage to Catherine Campbell, who preceded him to the grave 15 years ago. The surviving children are Mrs. H. D. Dever, of New Philadelphia and Mrs. O. H. Moore, and Miss Luella McLean, living in Wellsville. Deceased is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Margaret McBane, of Wellsville.

He was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian church and for a number of years was an elder in the Brick church. He was a man of Christian character and enjoyed the respect and esteem of all who knew him.

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