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Maurice Daniel "Maury" McCann

McCann, Maurice
Daniel "Maury"
Age 88 – Dec 8, 2012

Preceded in death by parents, Elmer and Mayme; sister, Betty Hipsley; brother, John; and son, James. Maury is survived by wife, Beverly; children, Shawn (Dianne), Mary Theisen, Cathy (Tom) Burge, Suzanne Kelly; brother, Elmer (Kay); and eleven grandchildren. Maury was born on April 14, 1924 in Derby, IA. After graduating from Derby High School, where he lettered in four years of basketball, he enrolled at Iowa State College, but was soon drafted to the U.S. Army during WWII. His unit fought in "The Battle of the Bulge" near Remagen Bridge over the Rhine River. Following military service, he earned his BS&C degree from Creighton University. Upon graduation in 1949, he was hired by Swift & Co. and worked in management in Omaha, St. Joseph, Kansas City, and St. Louis. When transferred to Fort Worth, TX, he worked as a district manager for a private manufacturer. He moved to Kansas City in 1976, where he worked as manager for Perk Foods Co. Upon retirement, he worked security at Ward Parkway Mall. Maury was a devoted family man, a loyal friend, a strong Catholic, and a proud Irishman. Maury enjoyed sports – especially college basketball, college football, and golf. His humor was enjoyed by all who knew him.
VISITATION Friday, December 14th, 5pm with Rosary at 6:30pm at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO. MASS Saturday, December 15th, at 10am at Christ the King Church, 8510 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO. Interment, with military honors, will be later that day at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Memorials suggested to the Christ the King Food Pantry. Condolences may be offered at www.mtmoriah-freeman.com.
MT. MORIAH & FREEMAN
FUNERAL HOME
10507 Holmes Road 816-942-2004
Kansas City, MO 64131


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Published in Omaha World-Herald from Dec. 12 to Dec. 14, 2012
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