John Lambert McClain

McCLAIN, John Lambert “Bert,” 79, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Trinity West.

He was born Sept. 14, 1934, in Toronto, OH, a son of the late John “Knox” and Dorothy Minor McClain.

In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by a brother, Harold McClain.

John retired from Weirton Steel after 34 years as a turn foreman in the sheet mill. He was a member of Pilgrim Masonic Lodge 691, Steubenville Scottish Rite A.A.S.R., Steubenville Shrine Club, Weirton Steel Management Club and the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club. He was also a member of the Wintersville Church of Christ.

Bert was “Mr. Fix It” and loved tinkering and building things.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Jo Ann; two daughters, Shelley (Jay) Zatta of Wintersville, OH and Theresa (Marc) Roberson of Winchester, VA; grandchildren Logan Roberson of Dayton, OH, Aimee (Brenton) Lehman of Atlanta, GA, Caleb Roberson of Winchester, VA and great-granddaughter, Charlotte Lehman of Atlanta, GA.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville, Thursday, 5-8 p.m. where a service will be held Friday 11 a.m. with Pastor Imre Gulyas officiating. Entombment at Fort Steuben.