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Donald Edwin Schell, Sr.

March 31, 1942 ~ July 9, 2020

Services will be held:

Howard Winston Candler

August 7, 1928 ~ July 7, 2020

Services will be held: July 12, 2020

Paul Elliott Fisher

October 31, 1945 ~ July 2, 2020

Services will be held: July 25, 2020

Russell “Russ” Decker

July 15, 1949 ~ July 7, 2020

Services will be held: July 11, 2020

Grace Wilkins

March 30, 1928 ~ July 7, 2020

Services will be held: July 11, 2020

Delma Marie Fullam

June 30, 1928 ~ July 6, 2020

Services will be held:

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Audrey Charles Maben, Jr.

December 19, 1953 ~ July 2, 2020

Services will be held:

Laland McMaster Allen

December 31, 1925 ~ July 6, 2020

Services will be held: July 13, 2020

Donald Lee McClaren

January 13, 1952 ~ June 22, 2020

FUQUAY-VARINA – Donald Lee McClaren, 68, passed away Monday at his home. Born in Iowa, Don was the son of the late Basil Herman McClaren and Maxine Billings McClaren. Don proudly served his country in the United States Air Force before going on to serve in the Army National Guard.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Mary McClaren; children, Donald C. McClaren and wife, Beth; Joseph McClaren and wife, Megan; John Stamer and wife, Karri, Josh Stamer and wife, Jessica; siblings, Neva Nolan and husband, Rick, Robert McClaren and wife, Pam, Linda Terrell and husband, Don, Gary McClaren and wife, Linda, Mike McClaren; sister-in-law, Jennifer McClaren; grandchildren, Ryan McClaren, Cassidy McClaren, Aidan McClaren, Makayla Stamer, Andrew Stamer, Maximus Stamer, Evalynn Stamer, and Leonidas Stamer.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Angier.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Jim McClaren, Rick McClaren, and Dick McClaren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org



June 27, 2020

11:00 AM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Angier


  1. Mike & Teresa Darden

    Mary and family, Mike and I want to extend our deepest condolences to all of you. Don was such a sweet and kind friend and we will miss him terribly. Ours prayers are with you all. May God give you strength and comfort in the days ahead.

  2. Gail Grzywa

    My heartfelt sympathies to the McClaren/Stamer Clan. I am so sorry Don left so soon. Special love and hugs to Mary.

  3. Heather Grimes & Mara Kunitz

    Mara and I want to send you our deepest condolences on the loss of your Dad. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

  4. Ardis Enstrom

    mary and joe and megan sending me deepest sympathy. you are all in my thoughts and prayers


    So sorry for your loss. So glad I got to come to the reunion and see him. Prayers for all.

  6. Jean Pingel

    Mary and children, I’m in disbelief ! He was such special man! So many memories , all great ! You guys helped me and my family through so much! I have only love a respect in my heart! Prayers to you all❤️❤️

  7. Marilyn Burrows

    Mary and family,
    My heart goes out to all of you. The Lord is with you through this journey of grief and disbelief over the loss of you husband, father and grandfather. May God’s arms be wrapped around you in love and bring only happy memories to your souls.
    Hugs and much love.
    Marilyn Burrows

  8. Jeanne Gunn

    Dan and I are so sorry and offer our deepest condolences. Don was a wonderful neighbor and friend and will be missed by all his neighbors and friends.

    Dan and Jeanne Gunn

  9. Julie Wolkenhauer

    Mary, I want to extend my deepest sympathy.

  10. Lori Beckner

    Hugs to you Mary! I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for peace and strength.

  11. Gladys Heys

    We are so sorry for your loss Mary. Prayers for you and your family.
    Russ and Gladly Heys

  12. Stuart & Ronda Stahl

    John, Karri and the McClaren/Stamer family, our most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

  13. Emily Harken

    Don was such a nice guy. I’m so sorry to hear this. Prayers and hugs to Mary and family.

  14. Ellen Grant

    Mary and Family,
    So sorry for your lost. I pray that you will be comforted knowing Don is free of pain and standing in the light of our heavenly Lord with a radiant smile.

    Denny and Ellen Grant

  15. Jim and Debbie Kline

    Don meant the world to us. So many fun times and trips together. We will miss you! Prayers to all of you.

  16. Jim and Debbie Kline

    Don meant the world to us. We had so many fun times and wonderful trips together. He will be missed. Prayers to all of you.

  17. Cheryl Weaver

    What a wonderful photo memorial. The pictures are beautiful and precious. My prayers are with you.

  18. Kenny Nilles

    Don McClaren was a bear. If you were a bad person he was a grisly bear, if you were a good person he was a teddy bear ,you will be very missed by this guy.

  19. Randy and Sue Terrell

    Mary and family,
    we were saddened to hear about Don. Randy has so many fond and fun memories of Don and the McClaren family when he was growing up and over the past years.
    We will always think of him and his kindness, humor and love for his family!
    Thinking of you all and praying for peace and your wonderful memories to get you through the difficult days ahead.
    With heartfelt sympathy,
    Randy and Sue Terrell

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