Merlin “Jerry” O. Cleland, 95, of Ogdensburg

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Funeral services for Merlin “Jerry” O. Cleland, age 95 of Lafayette Street in Ogdensburg will be held on Wednesday (November 27, 2013) at 10:00 am at St. Mary’s Cathedral, with Reverend Joseph Morgan officiating.

Burial will follow the service at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.

Mr. Cleland passed away at his home on Friday (November 22, 2013).

Surviving are three sons, Paul Cleland of Valatie NY, David Cleland of Fulton NY and Timothy Cleland of St. Petersburg FL; a daughter, Janet Cleland of St. Petersburg FL; two grandchildren, William Cleland and Thomas Cleland, both of Valatie, NY.

His wife, Phyllis E. Cleland, and a sister, Elsie Nugent, predeceased him.

Jerry was born on August 21, 1918 in Rensselaer Falls NY, a son of the late Arthur & Blanche (Streeter) Cleland. He graduated from Rensselaer Falls School in 1936 and married Phyllis E. Hunter on Feb 15, 1941 at St. Mary’s Rectory. In 1941 he enlisted in the US Army and was in the Field Artillery Unit during World War II.

He received his honorable discharge in 1945, and became employed at Diamond International for a few years, and then went to work for the US Postal Service where he worked as a mail carrier for 26 years. Jerry retired in 1976.

He was a member of the National Association of Federal Employees, The VFW and the GLF (Grange League Federation). He enjoyed watching baseball and coaching little league for Kiwanis.

Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Lawrence Valley SPCA, 6718 New York 68, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
 

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