Mr. George G. McCann

  • Died: October 6, 2019
  • Location: Danvers, Massachusetts

Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home

Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home
167 Maple Street, Danvers, MA 01923
Tel. (978) 774-6600

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Message From The Family

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DANVERS – Mr. George G. McCann, 87, of Danvers, beloved husband of Shirley (Teal) McCann, died October 6, 2019 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.

Born in Pittsfield, he was the son of the late Sidney and Maggie (Barrie) McCann. He was raised and educated in Pittsfield.

An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Army serving at Ft. Dix and also overseas in France during the Korean War. While a member of the US Army, George gained vast knowledge in auto mechanics. He was very proud of his service to his country.

Mr. McCann had been employed with the North Shore Shopping Center in the Maintenance Department for over 30 years. He had been employed as the Manager of Building Maintenance for Mass Electric for over 10 years until the time of his retirement.

An avid golfer and bowler, George loved the out of doors and enjoyed spending his time skiing, swimming and loved wood working. He was a devoted father and volunteered his time as a little league coach with Danvers Little League. He was beloved by his family and friends and will be deeply missed.

George is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Shirley (Teal) McCann of Danvers, his daughters, Cheryl Burnham (Michael) of Arizona, Deborah Van Deusen (John) of Florida and Karen MacLeod (Glenn) of Florida, his son, David McCann (Michelle) of Woburn, his 8 grandchildren, his 8 great grandchildren, his great great grandson, along with several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Marjorie Stiles and Agnes Coyle.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to honor and celebrate George's life at their home, 123 North St., Danvers, Saturday, Oct. 12th from 12:30 to 4 P.M. Private Burial in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Danvers. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (rte 62) Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in George's memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit


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So Sorry for your loss.

Posted by Dennis and Kate Zielski - Belmont, NH - Friend   October 12, 2019


So very sorry to hear of George's passing our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Posted by Priscilla & Stig Harding (Henshaw) - Dunbarton, NH - Family Friend   October 11, 2019

Sorry for your loss Dave. You do have to appreciate that you had him with your as a dad for a long time...My best wishes for the family,

Posted by Jack Melin - Salem, MA   October 11, 2019

Ray and I will always be thankful to George for the great job he did filming our wedding. We also celebrated Georges birthday at our reception. George will be missed dearly!

Posted by Ray and Jane Bails Bails - Jacksonville, VT - Family Friend   October 10, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with the family.

Posted by Sue Fisher - Palm Harbor, FL - Family Friend   October 10, 2019

Sorry to hear of George's passing. He was a really nice guy and I'm sure he will be greatly missed by his large family and his many friends.

Posted by George LeCain - Andover, MA - Friend   October 09, 2019

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