Richard I. McCanna, 78, of Sunnyside Road, Greenhurst, and Avon Park, Fla., passed away Friday Nov. 8, 2013, at WCA Hospital.
Dick was born June 16, 1935, in Warren, Pa., the son of the late Sherwood and Joan Groves McCanna, who lived in Youngsville, Pa., at the time.
Dick spent his early years in Youngsville, and went to elementary school there. He graduated from Jamestown High School in the class of 1953. He then became a jack of all trades. He was a butcher, newspaper man, owner of Jamestown Window Cleaners, a truck salesman. He loved being a tour guide at Chautauqua, and just about anything else you can think of.
He is survived by his wife, Kay Davis McCanna, with whom he celebrated their 25th anniversary June 25, 2013; three sons: Steven (Nancy) McCanna of Debary, Fla., Daniel (Janet) McCanna of Dewittville, and Thomas (Tricia) McCanna of Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Sherry Schutter of Oxford, Mass.; a stepson, Steven Reynolds of Geneva, N.Y.; eight grandchildren: Tod and Alex Schutter, Steven and Eric McCanna, Joshua, Nicholas, Marissa and Patti McCanna; and two brothers: David McCanna of Sylvania, Ohio, and Lee McCanna of Warren, Pa.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by several aunts and uncles; and a sisterinlaw, Hanna McCanna.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Marcus Briggs will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Dick at www.lindfuneralhome.com.