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 Anna Evangeline McCann

Anna Evangeline McCann

Birth
Duquesne, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 29 Oct 2004 (aged 89)
McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial West Mifflin, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Memorial ID 100334065 · View Source
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McCann, Anna E., A resident of Glenshire Woods in McKeesport, passed away Friday, October 29, 2004, in UPMC McKeesport. She was born December 19, 1914 in Duquesne, PA a daughter of the late Patrick J. and Gertrude (Dearr) McCann. She was a longtime resident of McKeesport and was active in the parish of St. Pius V Catholic Church. She devoted her life and career to teaching religion and served in a variety of religious education positions in the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese. She was a graduate of Duquesne University, where as a student, she began her career of teaching religious education by teaching blind children. During the 1950's and 60's she volunteered to teach catechism classes at parishes throughout the Diocese of Pittsburgh. She earned her master's degree from Duquesne University in religious education. She was employed for 31 years at McKeesport Hospital in the Public Relations and Personnel Department where she eventually became a Director of Personnel. She left McKeesport Hospital in 1968 to join the staff of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. By 1974, she became the first lay woman to be named the Director of the Diocesan CCD Office. She was one of the few women and one of the few members of the Laity to hold a major ministerial position in the Diocese. She retired from the Diocese of Pittsburgh in 1988 after 20 years of service. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Friends are being received at the WILLIAM H. CRAIG FUNERAL HOME, 3000 Versailles Ave., McKeesport, PA Tuesday 5-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Wednesday in St. Pius V Catholic Church, McKeesport, by Father John Keane. Interment will follow. (Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Nov. 1, 2004)


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  • Created by: Joanne Graham Wazny
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100334065
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Evangeline McCann (19 Dec 1914–29 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100334065, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Joanne Graham Wazny (contributor 47416373) .