Alan McLeanMcLean, John Alan
Peacefully, after a brief illness, at the Blind River District Health Centre on Thursday September 26, 2013. Alan McLean in his 94th year, beloved husband of Gwen of Blind River for 64 years. Loving father of Susan Rivard ( Ray ) of Blezard Valley, David McLean ( Carol ) and John McLean both of Sault Ste. Marie, Keith McLean and Judy Laframboise ( Ron ) of Blind River, Amy Doussept ( Rob ) of Chapleau and Jamie McLean ( Shelley ) of Blind River. Special grandfather to 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Mary Allen of Iron Bridge, Nancy Collins ( Jim ) of Blind River and the late Donald McLean and Gertrude Robb. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Alan had a keen interest in the history of Blind River and shared it through his many articles in the Elliot Lake Standard. He was a trustee on the North Shore Board of Education for many years. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at St. Andrew’s United Church on Wednesday October 2, 2013 at 11 o’clock with The Reverend Dr. Paul Stemp officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Donations to the Blind River District Health Centre or St. Andrew`s United Church gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Menard Funeral Home, Blind River, Ontario.

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