William P. McCann of Chelmsford, MA

5729-McCannWilliam P. McCann, 56, longtime resident of Chelmsford, MA died peacefully Tuesday, February 9, 2016 surrounded by his loving family at his home.

He was happily married to Mrs. Natalie (Jewell) McCann with whom he would have celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on June 2, 2016.

Born in Lowell, MA on October 21, 1959 the son of the late Alfred D. McCann and Mary T.(Doherty) McCann of Nashua, NH. He was a graduate of Chelmsford High School with the class of 1977.

Mr. McCann was the owner and operator of McCann Auto Body in Chelmsford and Lowell, as well as McCann Construction in Lowell. He remodeled countless homes in the Merrimack Valley area.

He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church of N. Chelmsford.

William enjoyed fishing but was most happy spending quality time with his family and friends especially his three cherished grandchildren.

Besides his beloved wife and mother, he is survived by two sons, William P. McCann, Jr. and his wife Lisa, Timothy McCann and his fiancé Monica Kallberg all of Chelmsford. He was a grandfather (Ga-Ga) of three cherished grandchildren, Emma, James and Eamonn McCann who all brought him much joy during his illness. A brother, James McCann and his wife, Katrina (Yankapoulos) of Groton, MA, two sisters and their husbands, Mary and Kevin Hillyard of Hudson, NH; Margaret and Russell Brown of Nashua, NH. Mother-in-law, Barbara Jewell, Sister-in-law, Deborah and her husband Tony Manning, Donna and her husband Steve Tompkins, Brother-in-law David and his wife Becky Jewell, and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours Thursday 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Friday at 9 AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to the Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts Chapter, 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, MA 02472

17 Condolences for William P. McCann of Chelmsford, MA

    Jane Mazerall and Ken Gonsalves

    Very sorry for your loss.Bill is now at peace and we want you to know we are thinking of you.


    Debbie Robbins Sutela

    Nat, I am so sorry for your tremendous loss. Praying for you all. May God wrap his loving arms around you at this time. Love you.

    Love Deb


    Darlene Bellemore

    Peggy and family so very sorry for your loss. Know that he is now at peace and now longer suffering. May he rest in the peace of our Lord Jesus, much love Peggy, Ray and Darlene Bellemore.


    Cathy Driscoll Clark

    Dear Nat – I hope your cherished memories bring you comfort, so sorry for you & your families loss..


    Karen Grenier

    So sorry to hear about Bill’s passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers…. Wishing you strength and comfort…


    Debbie(Gonsalves) McKiel

    Dear Natalie and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Sincerely, Debbie and Glenn McKiel


    James & Beverly Gonsalves

    Dear Natalie & family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

    Rest in peace Bill.

    Love Uncle Jim & Aunt Beverly


    Rob Chateauneuf

    I wish I could be there with everyone. My sincerest condolences and love for everyone. Hugs to Aunt Mary and the whole family. Love Rob


    Kathy (O'Brien) Dyer

    Jim, I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. My condolences to you and your family.


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