February 27, 2021 - March 09, 2007
Age 82 of McCandless, formerly of Hampton Twp. Was one of eight brothers and four sisters. Beloved husband of Marie (Wittwer) and adored father of Jeanne Beamon, Frank (Janet), Denise Clarke (Michael), and Robert (Donna). Brother of John, Steve, Joseph, Harry, and sisters Nancy, Bonnie, and Helen McElhinny. Loving grandfather to Nicole, Caryn, Geoffrey, Matthew, Alex, David, and Erin; and a beloved great-grandfather to Ryan and Ellie. He was a loving brother-in-law to Bette DiRuzza and uncle to Deborah and Lin.
Veteran of WW II as a paratrooper in the 880th Field Artillery, where he began service with the 69th Infantry Division, and transferred to the 13th Airborne Division. He was a founding and charter member of North Hampton Fire Dept. and a life member of West View VFW Post 2754, as well as a member of St. Teresa of Avila Church. He was a member of Local 66 Operating Engineers where he was employed from 1948 until retirement.
Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9P.M. at the T.B. Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Highway, North Hills. Mass of Christian burial in St. Teresa of Avila Church Monday 10 A.M. Contributions may be made to the Bairdford Veteran’s Memorial or the North Hampton VFD.