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Mary T McClister

February 17, 2019

Mary T. McClister of Harrington, DE passed away at home on, Sunday, February 17, 2019. She was 80 years old. She was the daughter of the late John and Mary Shanahan.

Mary formerly of Yardley, PA was a 15 year member of the Yardley-Makefield Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots.  Mary was very devoted to her family, and was especially close to her sister, Bernadette. She loved her home, though enjoyed traveling to Florida to "get warm"  She also enjoyed shopping and cooking, and often had a table full of friends when her kids were growing up.

In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her son, Michael J. McClister.

Mary is survived her loving husband of 62 years, Philip McClister; sons, Alan (Sheila) McClister, Wm. "Billy" J. McClister, David (Lynn) McClister, Glenn (Patty) McClister, and Gary R. McClister; siblings John (Joyce) Shanahan, Elaine McKenney, Paul (MaryAnn) Shanahan, Bernadette (Walter "Bucky") Shimp, Joan (Jean Pierre) Tardy; 14 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home Inc, Harrington, DE.  Please visit us at to sign the condolence book.

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