Online Obituary for Janet L. McCann

Name: Janet L. McCann
Date of Birth: Jul 10, 1935
Date Deceased: May 01, 2021
Hometown: Bath
State N.Y.
Age: 85 Years
Service Date: May 05, 2021
Service Time: 11 a.m.
Services Location: Harvest Baptist Church, Bath
Place of Interment: Bath National Cemetery
Janet L. McCann


Janet L. McCann

BATH – Janet L. McCann, 85 passed away Saturday morning (May 1, 2021) at her home in Bath.

Born in Hammondsport on July 10, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Merlin and Lorena (Buck) Gerow. On October 7, 1955 she was married to John D. McCann, Sr., who predeceased her on January 18, 2009, after 53 years of marriage. Besides her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by; two brothers, Merlin Gerow, Jr. and Fred Gerow; and two sisters, Arlene Lyon and Marilyn Draper.

A member of the Harvest Baptist Church in Bath, Janet was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed mowing her lawn.

Her loving family includes one son, John (Melody) McCann, Jr. of DeRuyter, NY; two daughters, Linda (Charles) French of Hammondsport and Elizabeth (John) Ellis of Bath; five grandchildren, Tina and Derek French, Jennifer McCann, Nicole and Mackenzie Ellis; six great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 6-8 p.m. Tuesday (May 4, 2021) and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday (May 5, 2021) at the Harvest Baptist Church, 7568 State Route 54, Bath, where a funeral and committal service will be held following calling hours at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Alan Lindmark officiating. Interment will be in Bath National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in her memory to either the Harvest Baptist Church, 7568 State Route 54, Bath, NY 14810 or to CareFirst Hospice, 3805 Meads Creek Road, Painted Post, NY 14870.

The LaMarche Funeral Home, 35 Main St., Hammondsport is honored to assist Janet’s family with the arrangements.

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