RUSSEL R. McCLURE, 77, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014. Born Jan. 29, 1937, in Con tinential, Ohio, he was a son of the late Everett and Violet (Fruchey) McClure. He work ed at GE for 22 years, retiring as a systems analyst manager. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed traveling the world, golfing, coaching basketball at St. John's Catholic Church, New Haven and St. Peter's Catholic Church, and volunteering at St. Mary's Soup Kitchen and for Homebound Meals. Surviving family include his wife, Barbara McClure; sons, Jeffrey (Jane) McClure and Dennis (Susan) McClure; granddaughters, Emily, Meagan and Madeline; and siblings, Dana, Marie, Cleona, Larry, Earl, and Vinal. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1101 Lafayette St., Fort Wayne. There will be a gathering of family and friends following the Mass at the St. Mary's Soup Kitchen fellowship hall. Burial in Middle Creek Cemetery, Grover Hill, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Soup Kitchen. To leave condolences, visit elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers from July 16 to July 18, 2014