|Gerald E. "Jerry" McClean|
|August 11, 1942 - November 01, 2010|
|East Moline, Illinois |
|Visitation: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday November 04, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, Ill.|
|Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00 a.m. Friday November 05, 2010 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 24th St. & 31st Ave., Rock Island, Ill.|
|Interment: Friday November 05, 2010 at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island, Ill. |
|Gerald E. “Jerry” McClean of East Moline passed away Monday, November 1, 2010 at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.|
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island. Burial is at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, where a rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m. Additional visitation is 10:30 a.m. until service time Friday at the church. Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or to Alleman High School.
Jerry was born on August 11, 1942 in Rock Island, a son of Clifford W. and Mary Agnes Kerwin McClean.
He was a graduate of Alleman High School, class of 1960, and an Army veteran. He retired from John Deere Harvester in 2005, after 33 years of service.
Jerry married Carol Stahler in 1962. He married Mary Lou Bennett on May 27, 2006 in East Moline.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou; his three daughters, Elizabeth Junco, Miami, Fla., Colleen (Bryan) Radosevich, Lakewood, Colo., and Christi McClean, Miami; grandchildren, Andres, Gabriella and Adrian Junco, and Carlee Radosevich. He also leaves two brothers, Dr. Vincent C. McClean and Michael J. (Deanna) McClean, all of Rock Island. His extended family includes, Darren (Dawn) Bennett, Blue Springs, Mo., Anisa (Paul) Braddock, Bettendorf, and Keir Bennett, East Moline, grandchildren, Andrea Preston, Donna Larson, William Preston, Austin and Savannah Bennett and Saebra and Scarlett Bennett. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Todd Vincent McClean.
Jerry will be greatly missed by his family and many friends who loved him dearly.
I worked with Jerry. He was well liked. Will be missed. My prayers are will all.
-- Diana McIntire
I was so surprised to hear of Jerry's passing, I didn't realized that he had been ill. I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
-- Bev Weirather
Thank you Mr. McClean for your military service.
-- Paul Fredenburg
Christi and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Christi, I am here if you need anything.
-- Tammy Price-Watters
We are so sorry for your loss Mary Lou! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.
-- Mandie, Chris, Alayna and Alyssa Mull
Mary Lou, Our thoughts and prayers our with you and we love you and Jerry very, very much!!
-- Luzette L Smale & Family
Mary Lou, my sympathy to you and your family. So sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. I was in Moline end of Sept. and wish I could have seen you. Take care. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Lavone
-- Lavone Slead
Colleen, Bryan, Carlee and all of Jerry's family-friends: we'd like to express our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of Jerry.
You don't get over it, you just get through it. Your don't get by it, because you can't get around it. It doesn't 'get better'; it just gets different. Everyday... Grief puts on a new face.... Wendy Feireisen
Peace, Prayers and Blessings, D&jr
-- Dave Groene & judy ruth
Just want to say goodbye partner and thank you for listening to me all these years and for the advice you gave me. I have a good life now due in no small part to you.One question though Jerry, what's Mary Lou going to do with all those miniture Armani suits?
-- Jim Webb
Our condolences to the McClean family.
-- Larry Martel & Debi Rico
Mary Lou, so sorry for your loss.
-- Janice Hofer
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
-- Dick & Eileen (Chee Chee) Whitney
Sorry for your loss. We will miss Jerry, he was a good neighbor.
-- J. R. & Colleen Buntin
Mary Lou so sorry for your loss. We simply wish it wasn't so. Our thoughts and prayers include you...
-- Dwight Murdy