Robert Joseph McClelland

Born: Sun., Jan. 8, 1933
Died: Sat., Jun. 12, 2021


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Fri., Jun. 18, 2021
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Memorial Service

3:00 PM Fri., Jun. 18, 2021
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

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Robert Joseph McClelland, 88, of North East, PA, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at UPMC Hamot. He was born on January 8, 1933 in Wattsburg, Pa., the son of the late Joseph and Ethal (Green) McClelland. Robert served his country honorably in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. After his service, he worked at Zurn Industries, where he was a supervisor in the Boiler Department until his retirement. Robert loved to be outside, he also enjoyed traveling the country visiting State Parks with his loving wife, Anita. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles; and his son, Robert McClelland Jr. He is survived by his wife of many years, Anita (Morse) McClelland; daughter, Deborah McClelland of Hayward, Calif.; son, Brian McClelland (Shawn) of Erie; sisters, Shirley Brown (Robert), Linda Sinden (Robert), Nancy Beach; grandchildren, Amy, Andy, and David; great-grandson, Teddy Aberle; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Friday, June 18, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until time of a memorial service at 3:00 p.m. Officiating the service will be Rev. Eric Leonard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Park United Methodist Church or the Greenfield Fire Department, 10160 Station Road, North East, Pa. Please send condolences to

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Carolyn Maloney
   Posted Tue June 22, 2021
So sorry to hear of your loss. Mamy of my memories of college involve the McClelland family. Sending you love and prayers at this difficult time.

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