John Joseph McCann

December 24, 1921 ‒ October 09, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

John Joseph “Joe” McCann, age 85, of Fairway Drive, Mount Vernon, died on Tuesday October 9, 2007 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. He was born on December 24, 1921 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to the late Dennis and Edna (Dean) McCann. Joe served in the United States Army during World War II. He retired in 1984 from Continental Can Company and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and Amvets #95 of Mount Vernon. .

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Mary Jane (Yanggen) McCann, a son, John (Patricia) McCann of Mount Vernon, two daughters, Ann (Larry) Spearman of Mount Vernon, Janette (Kim) Jackson of Gahanna, Ohio, nine grandchildren, Scott (Jeannette) McCann, Amy McCann, Kevin (Debbie) Spearman, Lance (Karin) Spearman, Lisa (Andrew) Lovelady, Ryan Jackson, Brian (Sarah) McCann, Maggie (Jerrod) Hesson, Eric McCann, ten great grandchildren, Ashley McCann, Tyler McCann, Taylor McCann, Olivia Spearman, Samantha Spearman, Morgan Spearman, Matthew Spearman, Zoe McCann, Olivia McCann, Max McCann, a brother, Robert (Margaret) McCann of Canton, Ohio and a daughter-in-law, Debra McCann Thomas.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his son George McCann.

Friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 8 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday at 10 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Monsignor Carl Clagett will be the Celebrant. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church for school use or to Acclaim Hospice, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 205, Columbus, Ohio 43231.

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