, Salem, MA

May 15, 2013

Minor McLain, 88

Melrose, MA — Minor H. McLain died suddenly on May 7, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Carolyn “Carol” (Peebles) McLain with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. He was the devoted father of Susan E. Saunders of Melrose and Andrew H. McLain of Lynn and the cherished grandfather of Kimberly J. Saunders and Kenneth E. E. Saunders, Jr., both of Atlanta, Ga. He was the former father-in-law of Kenneth E. E. Saunders, Sr. of Victoria, Va., and loving great-grandfather of Terrence “Dominic” Wilson of Atlanta, Ga. He was a late POW veteran of the U.S. Army in WWII.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends will gather in honor and remembrance of Minor’s life at the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., Melrose, during visiting hours on Friday, May 17, from 4 to 8 p.m., and for his Funeral Service at the Melrose Highlands Congregational Church, 355 Franklin St., Melrose, celebrated on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. For directions, online tribute or to share a memory, visit