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Eugene John "Gene" McLane

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Eugene "Gene" John McLane

Age 85, of Wilmington, DE formerly of Pittston, PA, passed away June 14, 2017 surrounded by his family and many friends.

Former head of textile and fibers for duPont; personnel director at Wilmington Dry Goods and Marshalls in MA; owner of The Loop in Essington, PA; the Coach House and Annie Golden's in Wilmington, DE.

Gene was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Dennis, Sally Finn, Teresa Moran; son, Brian; and daughter, Susan. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Rita (nee Savage); his sons, Kevin (Lynn), Erik (Jodi) all of Wilmington, DE; his beloved grandchildren, Zachary Thomas & Zoe Rebecca; daughter, Georgeann (Bart) of California; sister-in-law, Betsy Savage; and niece, Erin of North Brunswick, NJ; niece, Sally (Chuck) of New Castle; and many other nieces and nephews.

"Think where man's glory most begins and ends, And say my glory was I had such friends." His friends George Finnan of Pittston, PA, John Manetti of Wilmington, Don Lenderman of Hockessin, Jay Brady of Wilmington, Justin Grilli of West Chester, PA.

May there be an ice cold Coors Light, chopped antipasto, clams casino, and a open pool table waiting for you in heaven!

The family would like to thank Delaware Hospice for their loving care and support.

Service will be private.


Published in The News Journal from June 17 to June 19, 2017
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