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Rev. Dr. William Lloyd MacLellan

MacLellan, Rev. Dr. William Lloyd

Rev. Dr. William Lloyd MacLellan, 79, of Morrisburg, Ont., died Tuesday, Dec. 29 at home. Born in Pictou County, he attended Pictou Academy and graduated from McGill University in 1932, and later was awarded a BD from Presbyterian College, Montreal, Que., in 1934. He had the pastoral charges of Tatamagouche, Balfron, Earltown and The Falls; Scotsburn; First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow. He was inducted into St. John's Church, Cornwall, in 1944, and served there until 1974, when he ministered for a short time in Nova Scotia, and then moved to the churches of Morrisburg and Dunbar, Ontario. Dr. MacLellan retired in 1980 in Morrisburg, Ont. He continued to preach almost every Sunday including a six-month appointment in Bermuda. He served on almost every board at the local and national level of the Presbyterian Church, and was also very active in community life, receiving many civic citations. He was a militia chaplain for 25 years, with the Pictou County Highlanders and the S.D. & G. Highlanders, retiring with the rank of major. He is survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth Clark; two daughters, seven grandchildren; a sister, Helen (Mrs. T. C. McConnell), Scotsburn; a brother, Donald, New Glasgow. Funeral service was held Saturday, Jan. 2 in St. John's Presbyterian Church, Cornwall, Ont. Rev. Fred Rennie officiated. Spring burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Scotsburn. Donations may be made to the Canadian Bible Society or Winchester Memorial Hospital Building Fund.

[The Pictou Advocate - Published: 01/06/88]
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