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Gregory Hugh MCCANN
Père : William MCCANN
Mère : Margaret KIRBY
Décès le : 2004-02-29
Parution : 2004-03-02
Paru dans : The Daily Gleaner, Fredericton, NB

MCCANN, GREGORY HUGH The death of Gregory Hugh McCann of Douglas, husband of Josephine (Shields) McCann, occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 29. Born on September 3, 1922 in Cloudy Settlement. He was the son of the late William and Margaret (Kirby) McCann, he was a truck driver for HS Gills and Sons for several years. Gregory was a Veteran of World War II, serving with the North Shore Regiment where he was wounded twice in France. He was lifelong member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 59, and member of St. Theresa's Church. Gregory was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed gardening and making maple syrup. He took pride in being the best father, grandfather, and friend he could be, and put the concerns of others before his own. He will be sadly missed. Besides his wife, Gregory is survived by sons William (Karen) McCann of Keswick, Jack McCann of Douglas and Lorne McCann of Douglas; daughters Margaret McCann of Douglas and Ellen Dunphy (Brent) of Keswick; brother Vincent McCann of Douglas, and grandchildren Helena McCann (Boo Boo) of Burtt's Corner and her fiancée Jeremy Wilson, Jessica and Karah McCann (Lovebugs) of Keswick; one uncle Leo Kirby and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Gregory was predeceased by brothers James McCann and Joseph McCann (Dorothy); and sister Mary Burtt (Willis). Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, Brookside Drive at Douglas Avenue, Fredericton North, on Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at St. Theresa's Church on Wednesday at 12 p.m. Father John Jennings will officiate. Interment will take place at a later date. Pallbearers for the service are Norman McGraw, Timmy Brewster, Mark McCann, Darren Mann, Peter Burtt and David Duplessis. Honorary Pallbearers are Lloyd McGibbon, Lloyd Gill, Arden Gorman and Fred O'Hara. The Royal Canadian Legion Milleville Branch # 59 will hold a Tribute Service on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. led by Ashley Yerxa. For those who wish, remembrances to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #59 (Millville) and the New Brunswick Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be offered via


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