Robert J. McCann, Sr., age 93, Army Veteran, of Lombard, formerly of Chicago, passed away July 17, 2021..
Robert was the beloved husband of the late Marian J. nee Ferracane; loving father of Jeanine Coffman, Karen (Joseph) Letizia and Robert Jr. (Victoria); cherished grandfather of Mary Kathryn (Roman), Joseph (Elise), Stephen, and Danielle (Matthew); adored Great Grandfather of Joseph Michael; dearest Brother of Regina (the late Richard) Powers, John “Mac” (the late Catherine), and Mary Katherine (the late Thomas) Hohman; and Uncle and great uncle of many.
Robert was a retired General Foreman for Chicago Public Works Department and a member of the Chicago Plumbers Union Local 130. Member of VFW 5815. He grew up in Presentation Parish on the west side and attended St. Philips High School. He and his late wife, Marian, were residents at Lexington Lombard Senior Community. Prior to that, they lived in Jefferson Park for 47 years and and were members of St. Constance Parish. Spending time with The McCann Clan was one of his greatest joys. He was a great storyteller and was proud to participate in Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day with Local 130 each year.
Funeral Services Saturday 10 AM at Brust Funeral Home 135 S. Main St. Lombard. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Visitation Friday from 3 – 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations to Misericordia Home, 6300 North Ridge, Chicago IL 60660 appreciated.
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