Brian D. McCann, Sr.
December 21, 1944 – November 3, 2017
Brian D. McCann, Sr., age 72, of Aston, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, November 3, 2017, at the Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, PA.
Born in Darby, PA on December 21, 1944, Brian was a son of the late John J. and Helen (Ford) McCann. Raised in Southwest Philadelphia, he was a graduate of West Catholic High School and La Salle University. Brian made his career as a social worker for the state of Pennsylvania, retiring after many years of dedicated service.
He was an avid sports fan and looked forward to cheering on the Phillies. Lovingly known as “Uncle Bri” to those who knew him, Brian was a selfless man who took pride helping others. Above all else, he was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, friend, and neighbor who will be deeply missed.
In addition to his parents, Brian was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 48 years, Kathleen Anne (Theodosiades) McCann; brothers, Jack and James McCann; and sisters, Patricia Oakes, Helen McElwee, and Geraldine McCann. He is survived by his children, Brian D. McCann, Jr. (Christine), Thomas J. McCann (Lori), Patrick M. McCann (Kristie) and Kate McCann Kline (Mark); brothers, Robert (Carol), Paul, and Richard McCann (Rita); sister, Mary Timoney (Thomas); and 8 grandchildren, Brian, Emily, Meghan, Thomas, Stephanie, Patrick Jr., Ella and Jude.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 7 pm until 9 pm on Wednesday evening, November 8, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am on Thursday morning, November 9, 2017, at St. Katharine of Siena Parish, 104 S. Aberdeen Avenue, Wayne, PA. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, 626 Bally Road, Yeadon, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Brian’s name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.