Ira William McClain | Obituary
Ira William McClain, 91, Fairfield, died on Friday May 21, 2021 at his home surrounded by family.
Born October 4, 1929 in Fountaindale, son of the late Lewis and Maybelle Kime McClain. Ira is survived by his wife of 70 years, Annie Stem McClain.
Mr. McClain was a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Fountaindale. He was a seasoned employee of the Potomac Edison Company in Waynesboro for 35 years. He was a senior maintenance technician for West Penn Power before becoming Potomac Edison. Ira was a former member of the Waynesboro Elks and the Waynesboro Eagles. He has served as chairman of the board and past chairman of Section A Water and Improvement Association. He was also a former director and treasurer of the Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club and a former administrator of Wesley Chapel. He was a member of the Waynesboro Country Club. He loved the outdoor life, including golf, hunting, archery, and his beloved garden. In his youth he enjoyed bowling and playing baseball.
Besides his wife, Ira is survived by a daughter, Beverley Neiderer of New Oxford; two granddaughters, Shannon Jesko and her fiance, Todd Senseney of Hanover, Shellie Neiderer-Pevarnik and her husband Mark of McSherrystown; seven grandchildren: Joshua Neiderer, Kayla Ethridge and her husband John, Taylor Andros and her husband Alex, Chloe Pevarnik, Emily Jesko, Tyler Jesko, Jack Senseney. Four great-grandchildren: Meika, Pippa, Noah and baby Ethridge. Ira was predeceased by a son-in-law, Dennis R. Neiderer; one granddaughter, Sondra Neiderer; brothers, Charles Gilland, Maurice Gilland, Dwight Sites; two sisters, Charlotte Hull and Lena Crist.
Funeral services will be on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 a.m. from the Wesley Chapel Methodist Church, Fountaindale. Interment will be in Fountaindale Cemetery. There will be a visitation on Thursday evening, May 27, 2021, at Monahan Funeral Home, Fairfield, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. obituaries and condolences available at monahanfuneralhome.com.