McLean, John “Jock”
Passed away at Carleton Place Hospital on Monday June 28, 2021. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, on October 7, 1928.
Predeceased by his cherished wife, Maggie (Nee Buckingham), his brother, Charlie and sisters Nettie and Mary. Survived by his children, Robert, Janet (Bob), Laura, and Heather (Brian), his grandchildren, Chris, Mandi (Shawn), Erin (Kyle) and Brandon, and his great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Ella, Cooper, Marley and Maisey. Also survived by his sister Janette McFarlane, of Glasgow.
John emigrated to Montreal in 1952 after serving in the British Army in the Middle East on a peace keeping mission after WWII. He worked at Northern Electric/ BNR/ Nortel for 37 years. He loved flying his Cessna, curling (Governor Generals Trophy), golfing (hole-in-one at Beckwith Golf Course) and spending time at the cottage with his family. Dad’s humour and dedication to his family will always be remembered. Our parents demonstrated a love and commitment rarely lived. PWXS.
We thank the 2nd floor staff at the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital including doctors, all nurses, and staff. And special thanks to Dr. Stephen Walker.
Friends may support the family at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place, on Tuesday July 6, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Attendance is limited to a maximum of 10 people at a time. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their place on the Barker Funeral Home website www.barkerfh.com. Please note that face masks are mandatory at all times, social distancing must be observed with no physical contact.
For those who wish, a donation to Alzheimer Society of Lanark County would be appreciated by the family.
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Attendance is limited to a maximum of 10 people, spread over 15 min intervals. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their time slot