1949 ~ McLEAN ~ 2012

Posted: September 5th, 2012

Mr. Keith McLean, beloved husband of Mrs. Lorna McLean of Medicine Hat, passed away on Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at the age of 63 years. Keith also leaves to cherish his memory his two sons, Andrew (Paige) McLean of Schuler and Paul McLean of Medicine Hat; four grandchildren, Aidan, Caitlyn, Sadie, and Carter; three brothers, Jack (Pat) Hollinshead, Roger (Pat) Hollinshead, and Steve (Donna) McLean; and one brother-in-law, Maurice (Anne) Finlay. Keith was predeceased by his parents, James and Connie McLean; and one brother, Colin Hollinshead. Keith served in the British Army for 26 years. He immigrated to Canada from England in August 1990 with his wife of 39 years, 10 months, Lorna, and his sons, Andrew and Paul. They settled in Medicine Hat and moved briefly to Port Hardy, BC before returning to Medicine Hat to be closer to family. Keith was a great Chelsea Football Club supporter. His biggest love in life was being a grandfather (aka Grumpy) to his four grandchildren whom he cherished more than life itself. A Private Family Time of Remembrance will be held. Memorial gifts in Keith’s memory may be made to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, #126 – 430 – 6th Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 2S8, or to the Poppy Campaign, Royal Canadian Legion, 702 – 2nd Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 0E1. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Keith McLean. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

3 Condolences for “1949 ~ McLEAN ~ 2012”

  1. Lily Catherwood says:

    Dear Lorna
    I only heard yesterday about Keith. I’m so so sorry to hear that sad news. Keith was the most loveable person, kind and genuine. I’m sure you’re heartbroken!
    I would love to have a chat with you, so when you get a moment over the next few months, I would love to hear from you.
    Hope you get this with my email lilycatherwood@clarioncarrick.com
    Love to the boys! You take care, lots of love lily xx

  2. Helen Wallace Greer says:

    Dear Lorna
    So very very sorry to hear about Keith our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time, we have very happy memories of Keith lots of love to you and your family Helen,Jim,Harry and Johnny xx

  3. ian robinson says:

    Hi Lorna, so sorry to read about the passing of Keith. He was a great guy, and
    his humour was something else. I played
    rugby with him in the forces, and I met
    him again in 1974/75 when he did a short
    tour at Batus Wksp.I was always bumping
    into him when you all emigrated back to
    Medicine Hat. He also visited me a lot
    when I lived in Dunmore. He will be sorely missed. Take care of yourself.
    Ian robinson

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