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Percy H. McClelland Jr.

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Percy H. McClelland, Jr.

AGE: 88 • Wilmington

Percy H. McClelland, Jr., born in Chichester PA, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 25, 2015 at the age of 88 after a full and rewarding life.

Percy served in the U.S. Army during WW II in Italy. He worked at General Motors in Wilmington DE for 35 years and retired to the beach in Frankford DE. He was a Mason with the Armstrong Lodge #26 Newport, DE for many years as well as the NUR Temple Shriners. He loved the beach, fishing, spending time with the family, walking the Christina Mall, fixing things, dancing, gardening, and playing the Ukulele.

Percy was preceded in death by his first wife, M. Jean McClelland, after 45 years of marriage, his sons Tom and Daniel McClelland, as well as his second wife Doris Rawley McClelland, who passed away after eight years of marriage. He is survived by his daughter Kathleen Hotmer of Irvine, CA, his grandchildren, Kaitlin (Darren) and Matthew Hotmer, Brooke and Erin McClelland, as well as stepdaughters, Donna DeFrancis (Ronald), Michelle Walter (Martin), Robin Asmus (Leonard) and Carol Mayhew (Gary), nieces Susan and Donna as well as many step grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 16 at 10:30 am at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home from 9-10:30. Burial will take place in Gracelawn immediately following the service.

Thank you from the family for all extra special care at Emeritus at White Chapel and Brandywine Nursing and Rehab.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions be made in Percy's name to Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 East Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Newport, DE 19804.

Published in The News Journal from Jan. 3 to Jan. 13, 2016
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