Jeffrey Scott McLean

December 27, 1963 - September 01, 2020

Visitation: Friday, September 4, 2020, 4-8 pm; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry.

On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Jeffrey Scott McLean, loving husband and father of two children suddenly passed away at the age of 56. Jeff was born on December 27, 1963 in Pittsburgh, PA to Robert and Jean (Hart) McLean. Jeff attended North Hills High School and received his Bachelor’s degree, while playing football, for the University of Richmond in 1985. On August 31, 1996 Jeff married the love of his life, Debbie (Krol) McLean. They raised two sons, Mitchell and Joshua. Jeff was an avid sports fan. He especially loved his Pittsburgh Steelers. He was known for his quick wit, his loyalty to family & friends, his love of golf, his Sunday morning paper crossword puzzles and especially his infectious laugh! St. Patrick’s Day will forever be known as “Jeff McLean Day” by all who knew him! Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Robert and mother, Jean. He is survived by his wife Debbie, his two sons, Mitchell and Joshua, his brothers Brad (Rosanne), and Rob (Nancy) McLean; several brother’s and sister’s in laws, nieces; nephews &; great nieces &; nephews. He was one of the good ones!

Family and friends will be received at Devlin Funeral Home Of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp, PA Friday from 4-8 pm. Parting prayers and interment will be held privately with immediate family Saturday.

Please be prepared to follow all CDC guidelines for social distancing and masks.

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  • Gary O'Bryant

    I am thankful to have known Jeff not only as a teammate but, also as a friend. Great memories both on and off the field in our days at UR. Prayers to his family in this difficult time. God Bless

  • Doug Ehlers

    My thoughts and prayers are with the McLean family. I admired his toughness on the football field and appreciated that he was a person that you were always glad to see.

  • Todd Hedgepeth

    My sincere sympathies go out to the McLean family. Jeff was a great guy and I have many fond memories from our days at UR. RIP

  • Jeff McSteen

    Jeff has been a friend for 50 years. We met in grade school in 1970 and he was the leader of our Quaill Grade School Class of 1976. Jeff and I would see each other from time to time over the years and he was always the same terrific guy we all looked up to in grade school. The obituary above ends with, “He was one of the good ones!” — No truer words ever spoken. My condolences to Jeff’s family. RIP my friend…until we meet again.

  • Billy Starke

    My condolences to Debbie, Mitchell, Joshua and the McLean family in the passing of Jeff. We haven’t talked in years, however the times at U of Richmond bonded many of us beyond what words can express. he will be missed and the memories cherished even the more! May the Lord watch between us all and comfort the McLean family during this time.

  • Adam Krol & Sarah Benson

    We are very sorry for your loss, and will miss Jeff a great deal. He was a great man. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love Adam and Sarah.

  • Damon Miller

    RIP… My good friend, roommate, team mate, and all around awesome guy. You are surely missed. Our times together will never be forgotten. All of us grew and became the people we are because of our friendship and journey together. Will keep you, Debbie, and the boys in our prays. You will be missed my friend.

  • Mark Palyo

    My sincerest sympathy to all of the McLean Family on the loss of Jeff. I can recall Jeff on his recruiting visit to Richmond and knew he needed to a part of the Spider Family. He will be missed. His smile and love will remain with us. My prayers for all.

  • Trina Loesch

    Dear Debbie,Mitch and Josh and of course Angel,
    Oh the fun times we had while our kids were growing up the many parties we had together I will cherish forever in my heart. As my girls called him “Mr. Jeff” thank you Mr. Jeff for helping raise my children and being another father to them and helping shape who they are today. You will never be forgotten we will hold you near and dear to our heart. To Debbie and the boys we will always be here for you and that won’t change we love you very much. Angel, they say dogs can see things we can’t so look for your Daddy and let your family know that you see something that they can’t because he will be near watching over everyone guiding and protecting them.
    Thank you Jeff I never had a brother but you are right up there with me. Love you and will definitely miss you but you will not be forgotten.

  • Stephen A Truchan

    Debbie and Family, Our Prayers are with You all, as growing up with Rob, Brad and Jeff, they where wonderful as neighbors,again may God Bless you All

  • Lisa M Krol

    Keeping you all in prayer today. So sorry for your loss. Love you all

  • Rocky Bleier

    I want to pay my respects to a wonderful father and a great Steeler fan.
    Being a teammate of my cousin Bob Bleier at the U of Richmond I heard some great stories about Jeff and his love for the game of football.
    My prayers go out to his family at this time of need but his memory will never be forgotten.
    Rocky Bleier

  • Joan Bernesser

    Sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace and comfort in the coming days.

  • Joan Bernesser

    Our condolences to your family. He was a neat guy and you made a great couple. Still in shock, as I’m sure you are. Love, Joan and Mike

  • Pat Coon

    Dear Debbie, Mitch and Josh….my extended family, I am deeply saddened by Jeff’s death.
    He was a kind and loving man and will be missed by you and all who knew him.. My heart breaks thinking of the sadness that has taken over your happy lives. I will miss Jeff’s stories and his “Hi, Mom!” Rest In Peace , good man. 😢🙏😢💔😢❤️🙏

  • Pat Coon

    Debbie, Mitch and Josh….my extended family, I am deeply saddened by your loss of Jeff. He leaves a huge void in the lives of all who knew him. Jeff was a great guy and loved by many. I will miss his, “Hi Mom!” Rest In Peace. 😢💔😢🙏❤️.

  • Rick Corey

    My condolences to the McLean family. Jeff was a good friend and teammate during our time at Richmond. UR ’85

  • Bart Brinkman

    To his wife, his sons and the family, my heartfelt sympathies, thoughts and prayers to you all at this so very unfortunate time. Jeff was and always will be my teammate and my friend due to the brief, yet important time we spent together at UR. Jeff was a guy who you could not help but like.

  • Napoleon DuBois, Jr.

    Lost for words after hearing the loss of Jeff. Saddened to lose an awesome person on earth. But the heavens have gained a tremendous Angel. Condolences to Jeff and his family. Many prayers for strength and perseverance through these tough moments.


  • Danny Worrell

    So sorry to hear about this. Praying for the family during this difficult time. Pray that our Lord will comfort you and give you peace. Jeff was one of the good guys. Go Spiders! 🕷🕷

  • Kris Evans Palcho

    Thinking of the entire McLean family in this difficult time. Rest in Peace, Jeff.

    May the burdens of life rest gentle upon you. And may God enfold you in the mantle of his love.

  • Kris Evans Palcho

    Thinking of the entire McLean family in this difficult time. Rest in Peace, Jeff.

    May the burdens of life rest gentle upon you. And may God enfold you in the mantle of his love.


    My deepest sympathy to entire family on Jeff’s passing. Jeff and I went to High School together and I served with his brother Brad as a volunteer firefighter.
    He will be greatly missed.

  • Mike Craft

    I want to extend my deepest sympathies to the McLean family. Like all my Spider Brothers, I held Jeff in highest regards as a teammate and friend.
    UR ’86

  • Doug Swierczynski

    I met Jeff at L&M many years ago and we have been friends ever since. I also found out I worked with his Dad for over 20 years at Duquesne Light. Jeff will be truly missed. My prayers go out to Deb, Josh, and Mitchell and may GOD bless you all during this terrible time.

  • Barbara Dagenais

    So sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers go out to the whole family

  • Kelly Chiccitt

    Deb, Josh and Mitchell,
    We were shocked to hear of your family’s sudden loss. Your father was a great man and we were honored to have spent time with him and call him a friend. Matt, Anthony and I are so sorry and devastated for your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Remember Death leaves a heartache no one can heal but Love leaves a memory no one can steal. RIP Jeff may God Bless your family.

  • Elaine Shetler-Libent

    My deepest sympathies. Jeff was a calm, cool gentleman that kept closings straight. He was a kind soul, and will be greatly missed.

  • Sandy Maurer

    Great neighbor and friend growing up! My deepest sympathy to family and friends, a good one gone too soon.

  • Mary Lou Grebeck

    I’m so very sorry Debbie, deepest condolences to the family. Gods strength be with you.

  • Scott Pieto

    My heart is broken. I will miss you my friend. You and your family have given joy to our world. Love you forever. Say Hi to everyone we have lost. RIP.

  • Nancy Lesko

    “Mr. Jeff” as my kids called him, will he greatly missed by our family. He was one of the funniest people I’ve ever known. He and I would laugh so hard we snorted in unison. We celebrated St. Patrick’s Day and many Steele’s games together with his family. He was a great friend, a good man, an incredible husband and father. He will be deeply missed. Our hearts are heavy. All our love to Debbie, Mitchell and Josh.

  • Don Hanna

    I am sorry to hear about the passing of Jeff. My thoughts and prayers are with all his family

  • Jim Aronson

    I new Jeff back in high school, and always an awesome guy! He will be greatly missed.


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