Mark "Jake" Lee McKean, age 50, of Butler, passed away from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on Wednesday evening, February 16, 2022.
Born February 6, 1972, he is the son of Betty J. Fisher McKean and the late Kenneth E. McKean.
He was a 1990 graduate of Butler High School and a 1995 graduate of Thiel College in Greenville, PA, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Mark began his career in the field of social work before becoming a self-employed contractor.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Butler.
Mark loved hunting, fishing, and golfing, and enjoyed doing these activities with his friends every chance he got. He shared the love of the outdoors with both of his kids. Dylan loves to hunt and Lauren loves to fish. Mark also loved snow skiing and camping and has enjoyed these activities practically his whole life.
Mark truly enjoyed supporting both of his kids in their various activities and sports, including Butler High School Rifle Team. Also, watching Jeopardy was an activity that the kids and Mark did nearly every night after dinner.
Family was important to Mark. So much fun was had every Christmas Eve when everyone got together. Mark had a knack for making gingerbread houses, though he always cheated to win.
He is survived by his wife Kimberly Ness McKean of Butler; children Dylan McKean and Lauren McKean; his mother BJ McKean of Butler; his sister Kelee (Shawn) Garmong of Findlay, OH and Kasey (Jason) Lumley of Prospect; his four nieces and nephews Kennedy Garmong, Beck Garmong, Kirsten Hockenberry, and Lelynd Lumley; his step mother Denise (Gary Neely) McKean of Evans City.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister Kimberly Sue McKean.
Visitation will be Sunday, February 20, 2022, from 2pm to 5pm, at the Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, pc., 387 Main Street, Prospect. The funeral service will be on Monday, February 21, 2022 at 11am in the funeral home, with visitation from 10am to 11am. Rev David Janz, his church pastor, will officiate.
Interment will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates, Butler.
Memorial contribution checks may be made out to Butler High School Rifle Team, and mailed to NexTier Bank, 100 Moraine Point Plaza, Butler, PA 16001.
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