Allen Cleland

CLELAND, Allen H., 77, of Wintersville, OH, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

He was born in Racine, OH, on June 28, 1935, a son of the late Walter and Mae Cleland.

Allen was retired from Weirton Steel as a rigger and currently worked security at Mountaineer Racetrack and Gaming Resort. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the Steubenville Shrine Club and Aladdin Temple.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Sloter; and brothers, John and Bruce Cleland.

Allen is survived by his wife of 35 years, Eleanor Daddona Cleland; daughter, Lola (Myron) Carson of Arcanum, OH; stepson, Daniel (Julie) Mecca of Tampa, FL; brothers, George, Earl and Carrol Cleland all of Racine, OH; several grandchildren, one great-grandchild; two great-step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, OH, on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Bill Westling officiating.

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