Harold B. McClelland
Harold B. "Jake" McClelland, 90, of Durst Street, Hempfield Township, passed away Thursday evening (Jan. 16, 2020) in the Ridgewood at St. Paul's Senior Living Community.
He was born in Hannaville, Pa., on March 19, 1929, to Edgar and Elvina McClelland.
He was a graduate of Sandy Lake High School and served in the Army from 1947-1950.
Jake had been employed for more than 40 years at Oakes and McClelland Co. and had also taught part-time classes on electrical, carpentry and masonry at Mercer County Vo-Tech.
He was a longtime member of Hillside Presbyterian Church, Greenville, where he served as a trustee and had been a past president trustee.
On Aug. 10, 1950, he married the former Peggy M. Keller; she passed away Jan. 21, 2012.
Survivors include: a daughter, Cynthia A. Veado and her husband, Ronald, of Greenville; a son, Harold "Reg" McClelland of Jamestown; two sisters, Sue Hernderson of Nashville, Tenn., and Pat Shaffer and her husband, Paul, of Greenville; a brother, Paul McClelland and his wife, Linda, of Cincinnatti; three grandchildren, Marcy Veado, Roni Firster and Jessica McClelland; and two great-grandchildren, Novaleigh and Carrick Firster.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; wife; a grandson, Josh Veado; three sisters, Rita Eakin, Vera Fox and Jean Oakes; and a brother, Wayne McClelland.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.

Harold B. "Jake," 90, of Durst Street, Hempfield Township.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (1-20-20) in LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville. Visitors are welcome to sign the online guestbook at www.loutzenhiserfuneralhome.com
Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday (1-21-20) in Hillside Presbyterian Church, 2 N. High St., Greenville, with Rev. Roy Shaffer, nephew of the deceased, officiating. Greenville VFW Post 3374 will render military honors at the conclusion of the service.
Burial: Shenango Valley Cemetery.
Published on January 17, 2020


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