Gerald's Story

CHARLTON, MA AND BROWNVILLE JCT. - Gerald L. MacLean, 88, died November 21, 2015, at his home at the Overlook Lifecare Community. He was born in Brownville Junction, the son of Lloyd and Ellen MacLean.

He graduated from Brownville Junction High School in 1944 and the University of Maine, Orono, in 1950. He served in the U.S. Army (1944-1946) and worked at General Electric Company in the Lynn, MA, Aircraft Engine Division (1950-1987).

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, the former Mary Elizabeth Davis; three children and their families: daughter, Kristine and husband, Ernest Bourgeois, and Kristine's two children, son, Michael and wife, Katy (Whittingham) Gorman and their daughter, Violet and son, Geoffrey Gorman; son, Steven and wife, Susan (Dalzell) MacLean and their three children, daughter, Ashley and husband, Michael MacCutcheon and their children, son, Brady and daughters, Nora and Caitlin, son, Adam and wife, Jennifer (Holbrook) MacLean and their children, daughter, Lila and son, Henry, daughter, Courtney and husband, Aaron Johnson, and their daughter, Eleanor; daughter, Karen and husband, Andrew Kasper, and their two children, daughter, Jill Kasper and daughter, Erin and husband, Jimmy Sabandith, and their daughter, Ella; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.

He was predeceased by his parents; his sister and brother-in-law, Annie and Henry Graves; brother and sister-in-law, Allan and Lillian (Pray) McLean.

At his request, a Masonic committal service will be held graveside in the Pine Tree Cemetery, Brownville Junction on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at 11:30 AM. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.
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