Melvin "Mel" McClinton

March 24, 1936 - December 14, 2013 

Melvin "Mel" McClinton

March 24, 1936 - December 14, 2013 

Obituary for Melvin "Mel" McClinton

McCLINTON, Melvin “Mel”
(Retired Ottawa Board of Education)
Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus with his beloved wife by his side on Saturday afternoon, December 14th, 2013. Melvin “Mel” Rufus McClinton of Arnprior at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband of Joy (nee Fitzpatrick) for over 54 years. Dearly loved father of Jeff of Arnprior. Predeceased by a son, Steven in 1999. Survived by his brother, Gary McClinton (late Lorraine) of Gatineau. Predeceased by his sister, Hilda Gagné (late Richard). Mel will be fondly remembered by his special cousin, Lenna Scharfe; his special niece, Debbie Joly as well as many other cousins, nieces and nephews. An avid fiddler and lover of old time country music, Mel never passed up an opportunity to share his talents with his many friends and music buddies in The Ottawa Valley, The Gatineau and The Pontiac. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa on Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Then to rest at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Thursday morning from 10 until 10:30 a.m. A Service to honour Mel’s life will be conducted in the Pilon Family Chapel on Thursday morning, December 19th at 11 o’clock. Pastor Bruce Donald of Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Cremation will follow with interment in the Spring of 2014 at the Albert Street Cemetery, Arnprior. In memory of Mel, a donation to Camp Banting for Children with Diabetes or the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus would be appreciated.

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