Obituary for Robert McCann Jr.
Robert David "Bob" McCann Jr., 93, husband to the late Helen (Bartok) McCann, passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Mansfield Center for Nursing and Rehab in Storrs, CT. Bob was born on June 25, 1924 in Manchester, CT, son to the late Robert David Sr. and Grace (Berry) McCann. Bob served our country in the United States Army during World War II. He and Helen were married in 1953, and lived in Vernon for most of their lives. For many years, Bob was actively involved in the Vernon Volunteer Fire Department and had been a long-time member of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Bob's interests included building model airplanes and ships, gardening, and collecting military books. Bob will be fondly remembered by his daughter Janice Hogan and son-in-law Jim of Portland, CT; two adored granddaughters, Lindsay Hogan of Waltham, MA and Kelsey Hogan of Brooklyn, NY; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Along with his wife and parents, Bob was predeceased by his two brothers, Gordon and Richard McCann. Bob's family would like to thank all of the wonderful caregivers at Mansfield Center, his home for the last four years. They truly made his stay there a happy and comfortable one. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Bob's memory can be made to Mansfield Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 100 Warren Circle, Storrs CT 06268. Bob's funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Naubuc Ave., Glastonbury CT 06033. To extend online condolences, or for further information, please visit farleysullivan.com.