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Robert E. McLean
Formerly of South Portland
August 13,1919 - Feb. 22, 2013
HAVERHILL, Mass. -- Robert E. McLean, formerly of South Portland, passed away on Feb. 22, 2013 at Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill, MA. He was the son of Charles C. McLean and Madeline (Studley) McLean, born on August 13, 1919 in South Portland.
Bob was predeceased by his wife, Natalie (Winslow) McLean, and brother, Charles. He is survived by two daughters, Marilyn (McLean) Paganucci of Hanover, N.H. and Marcia (McLean) Brown and her husband, Peter Brown of Groveland, Mass.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Bob graduated from South Portland High School in 1937, Portland Junior College 1937-1938 and graduated from Bentley College in 1940. His accounting career began in June 1940 - 1949 as a public accountant with Millet, Fish, & Dresser except for his four-year service in the U.S. Army during
World War II
as First Lieutenant, Coast Artillery Corps. 1942 - 1946. From April 1949 - April 1967 Bob was employed as Treasurer of Monmouth Canning Company. In April 1967 through December 1985 he was Treasurer of WCSH-Radio & TV with related responsibilities at WLBZ Radio & TV in Bangor, WRDO Radio in August, Congress Square Hotel Co., Congress Square Garage, Inc. and Rines Real Estate Company.
For 22 years Bob served as Treasurer of the Woodfords Club founded by his wife's grandfather and was a life member of the club. An avid golfer, Bob was a member of the Portland Country Club for many years. He also enjoyed bowling, receiving many awards.
There are no visiting hours scheduled. A memorial service will be celebrated at Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home 199 Woodford Street Portland, Maine on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Phillip Shearman officiating. On Line Condolences can be given to Robert's family at
. Interment will take place at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery.
Robert E. McLean
Jones, Rich & Hutchins
Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Feb. 25, 2013
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"Dear Marilyn and Marcia, I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Bob's passing. 94! Wow. What a wonderful, full..."
- Debbie McLean
"Dear Marilyn and Marcia, We want to send our deepest sympathy to you both. I have had so many fond..."
- Janet Butler
"Another from the 'Greatest Generation' in God's care. Thank you for your service."
"Dear family of Bob McLean, I was so sad to see that Bob had passed away. He was a great help to me..."
- Frederic Thompson
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