Joan Marie (nee Crimmins) McCann age 79, passed away peacefully at home in Chester, NJ on Thursday October 17, 2019. Born in The Bronx, NY Joan was the proud daughter of Irish immigrant parents, Edmond Crimmins and Anne (Breslin) Crimmins. Joan lived in Oradell, NJ before moving to Chester, NJ fourteen years ago. She was a graduate of Saint Peter's University and a parishioner of Saint Lawrence the Martyr Church in Chester, NJ.
Joan is survived by her devoted husband of 58 years, Raymond J. McCann, three children, Sheila Cavanagh (husband Kenneth) of New Providence, NJ, Kathleen McCann Clark of Basking Ridge, NJ, and James McCann (wife Sarah Koenig) of San Rafael, CA; six cherished grandchildren: Caitlin, Thomas and Brian Cavanagh, and Matthew, Bridgette and Daniel Clark. She is also survived by her brother, Francis Crimmins (wife Ellen), sister, Elizabeth Nowak, and her sisters-in-law, Rosaglen Crimmins and Catherine Crimmins, and a great many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her dear son Raymond G. McCann, and her brothers, Edmund Crimmins and Thomas Crimmins.
A celebration of Joan's life will include visitation on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Rd. (corner of Rt 206) in Chester, NJ. There will be a Funeral Mass celebrated on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 10:00 am at Saint Lawrence the Martyr Church, 375 Main St., Chester, NJ. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, 85 Pleasant Hill Road, Chester, NJ.
Memorial donations may be made to The American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.