Re: Obituary Perley McClellan

Title: Re: [nscumber] Obituary Perley McClellan
Hi Jim:

11 children and 96 grandchildren; that’s a lot of holes to fill in on that branch.


On 15-01-05 7:27 AM, "nscumber" <> wrote:


   A friend told me about Perley and it went from there.  There are more members in the family but I guess that will have to wait for another time.
On 1/5/2015 5:44 AM, David Winter davidwinter@... [nscumber] wrote:

 Thanks Jim.
 I missed that one.
 Some of the mentioned in-laws must be step-in-laws from his mothers m/2 to Mr. Hannan.
 On 15-01-05 5:39 AM, "nscumber" <> wrote:
  May 31st, 1922/ December 31st, 2014
 McClellan, Perley Almer, 92, Bible Hill. We are sad to announce the
 passing of Perley Almer McClellan on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in
 East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, N.S. He was a father, grandfather, great
 grandfather, great, great grandfather, loving uncle, cousin,
 brother-in-law and a great friend to many. Born in Calais, Maine, May
 31, 1922, he was the son of the late Perley (Richard) and Verna
 (Ayer/McClellan) Hannan; and was the step-son of the late Vernon Hannan.
 He moved to Bible Hill in 1951. Perley was a great dad and an awesome
 grampy to his 96 grandchildren. He served in the U.S. Navy during World
 War II. Perley was a barber and an artist for many years. His paintings
 are hung all over the world. He enjoyed playing music on his harmonica
 and singing. He loved playing checkers, watching boxing, and talking to
 his special friend, Brian the mailman, on the phone. He is survived by
 his 10 children, Perley “Butch” (Jeannie), Joyce Arsenault-Nelson
 (David), Richard (Edna), Barb Webb (Larry), William (Linda), Malcolm
 (Nancy), Danny (Laurie), Angie Wood (Danny), John (Wanda), Roger
 (Leslie); sisters-in-law, Hazel McClelland, Bible Hill, Dorothy Bogue,
 CT, Joan Staples, NY, Judith Anne Hammond, Ellsworth, Maine;
 brothers-in-law, John, California, Robert and Elmer, both of Maine;
 several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by
 his loving wife and best friend of 72 years, Thelma Gertrude McClellan;
 son, Paul; sisters, June and Thelma; brother, Paul; brothers-in-law,
 LeRoy, Kenneth, James and Charles, all of Maine. Visitation will be held
 on Saturday, January 3rd from 1 p.m. until the start of the funeral at 2
 p.m., both in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro
 with Rev. Carman Webb officiating. Interment will be in Bible Hill
 Cemetery in the spring of 2015. In lieu of flowers donations may be made
 to the East Cumberland Lodge, 262 Church St., Pugwash, N/S., B0K 1L0;to
 the War Amps; to the Alzheimer Society of N.S. or to a charity of
 choice. Live webcasting of the service will begin at 1:58 p.m. (Atlantic
 Time) and is available along with on-line condolences at: <>
 Colchester Community Funeral Home Limited <>