Boscawen NH – Alice M. McCann, 94, formally of Chelmsford MA died peacefully with family at her side at the Merrimack County Nursing Home on January 17, 2018.
Born June 5, 1923 in Manhattan, New York to Roseanne (McArow) and Bernard McCann, she married James J. McCann of Brooklyn New York in 1951.
She was raised in NYC and moved to Chelmsford MA in 1967 where she raised her family. Alice enjoyed playing bingo, reading, jig saw puzzles & especially loved music. Alice enjoyed traveling and spent 12 years of her retirement traveling the US & Canada in an RV with her husband Jim.
Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Jim and her son James J. McCann Jr. (Jimmy) of Santa Cruz CA, her siblings James McCann of Denton MD, Rosie (McCann) Lacey of Rego Park NY, Marie (McCann) McGowan and Eleanor (McCann) Crooks both of Staten Island New York.
She was the loving mother of Kathleen A. (McCann) and husband, Raymond C. Dozois Jr. of Hillsborough NH, Beth M. (McCann) and husband Louis A. D’Alessandro of Bradenton Beach FL and Neil B. McCann and wife, Karen (Keenan) of Groton MA and Mother-in-law to Sandra McCann of Santa Cruz CA, cherished Grandmother to: Christine (Dozois) and husband Shaun McElhinney of Stafford VA, Raymond C. Dozois III (R.C.) of Lynwood WA, Haley D’Alessandro and her Fiancé, Marcos Cruz of Sarasota FL and Caroline and Meghan McCann of Groton MA.
Alice will be interred alongside her husband at New Hampshire’s Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH. A Memorial Mass will be held Thursday, January 25th at 11:00 am at Saint John the Evangelist in North Chelmsford.
Those wishing may make donations to the Land of Medicine Buddha, 5800 Prescott Rd., Soquel CA 95073 in memory of her son, Jimmy.
For an online guestbook, please visit neunfuneralhomes.com (Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, Franklin, NH)