JoAnne M. (Carr) McCann

July 30, 1939 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 82)


JoAnne M. McCann, age 82, of Pottsville, PA passed away Sunday, May 22nd, 2022 at Providence Place.

Born in Pottsville, PA on July 30, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Helen D. (Bridge) Carr.

JoAnne was a graduate of Nativity B.V.M. High School, Class of 1958.  She worked as a Sales Rep at Bell Telephone in Pottsville and then as an office manager for the Mary Queen of Peace Apartments in Pottsville.

JoAnne was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Pottsville and devoted her life to her husband and two children and to her Catholic Church where she served as a Lector and Eucharistic Minister for many years. She became a professed member of the Third Order of the Lay Carmelite Community of Pottsville on January 25, 1997. Joanne was also a scheduled adorer of "Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament", enjoyed attending prayer meetings and retreats throughout the County and at Monocacy Manor, in Bethlehem, PA with her family and friends. She was known for having a loving and compassionate heart for the people in nursing homes, would pray with them and bring residents home for holiday meals. Joanne devoted her life to knowing her faith and touched many family members, friends and strangers by living it.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, James A. McCann on August 14, 2014 and a brother Joseph Carr.

JoAnne is survived by two sons: James J McCann and his wife Kim, Virginia and Michael P. McCann and his wife Clarissa, South Carolina; two grandchildren: Benjamin and Alissa; five sisters: Colleen Beltrami, Hazleton, Patricia Kelly, Pottsville, Martina Chwastiak, Orwigsburg, Susan Mamett, Numedia, and Kathy Deatrich, Palo Alto; a brother John (Jack) Carr, Lake Wynonah; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Pottsville at 10:30AM on Wednesday, June 1st, with Rev. Phillip Rodgers officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to visit with family on Wednesday morning from 8:30-10:00AM at the Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home.

Interment will be in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Annville, PA.

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June 1, 2022

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965

Mass of Christian Burial
June 1, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church
319 Mahantongo Street
Pottsville, PA 17901

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