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Walter A. McClean, Jr.
  • June 27, 1923
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  • November 15, 2009

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Walter A. McClean, Jr., 86, of New Smyrna Beach died Sunday, November 15, 2009 at his home.  Walter was born June 27, 1923 in Baltimore, MD.  He was a veteran of the US Navy serving during WW II.  He married Dolores Grochowski June 29, 1946.  They raised their family in Baltimore where he worked for the Baltimore Public Utilities as an accountant for many years.  Walter and his wife were winter resident of New Smyrna Beach for many years before moving here permanently in 2000.  Walter enjoyed fishing, sitting on the beach watching the waves and collecting shells.  He was a member of the Bert Fish Medical Center Auxiliary.  Walter is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Dolores; three devoted children, Kathy (Ted) Braecklein of San Antono, FL, Frank (Ann) McClean of Tallahassee, FL, and JoEllen Bash of Elkhorn, NE; five cherished grandchildren, Michael Shane, John, Andrew, Marc and Eric and one adored great grandchild, Allison.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to BFMC Auxiliary, 401 Palmetto Street, New Smyrna Beach, 32168.  5:00 PM at Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society 1 North Causeway New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 on November 19, 2009 (map/driving directions) 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society 1 North Causeway New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 on November 19, 2009 (map/driving directions)

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  1. 21 Nov 2009
    Kass & Lou Spiegel says:
    Walter, you are going to be sorely missed. You will live on in the memories of your wife, children, grandchildren, and friends. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers for days to come.

  2. 20 Nov 2009
    Kass says:
    Daddy, I will miss you so much. You were a great caretaker to Mom all these years. Love you always.

  3. 20 Nov 2009
    Audry Smith says:
    We did not know Walter but he and his wife raised a beautiful and compassionate daughter, JoEllen. Walter will live on in her memories and will shine through Jo as she leads the rest of her life on this earth. May God Bless the entire family and grant you all PEACE. Love you Jo. Audry and Aunt Bobbie

  4. 20 Nov 2009
    miriam chapman says:
    My deepest empathy in the passing of a beloved gentleman! A life so full of loving kindness and devotion to his wife and children...leaves a wonderful legacy that carries on in the memory of all who had the honor of knowing him!! May those memories provide a continuing comfort as time passes...

    Fondly, Miriam Chapman, Omaha, NE

  5. 20 Nov 2009
    Connie Lentz says:
    i'M so sorry for your loss He was a wonderful man. If was a pleasure to know him



  6. 19 Nov 2009
    Colleen O'Donnell Brown says:
    My thoughts and prayers are will all of you at this difficult time. I knew your Dad from Bert Fish. He was our Wednesday volunteer. He was the highlight of my day every time I saw him. He was truly a wonderful man. We will miss him very much and it won't be the same without Walter.
    He loved you all & your mom very much and spoke of you all often. My deepest sympathy is with your family.
    Colleen

  7. 18 Nov 2009
    Jo Bash says:
    Dad, you had wonderful life. You were so attentive and loving to mom and a great dad. We wil all miss you...Love you.

  8. 18 Nov 2009
    Ann Mcclean says:
    Pop we will miss you!!!!

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