Charles R. “Dick” McCanna

Charles R. “Dick” McCanna

BIRTH: 05/05/1935

DEATH: 11/28/2019

Charles R. “Dick” McCanna, 84, of Daugherty Twp., died Thursday, November 28, 2019 in Lakeview Personal Care.

Born May 5, 1935 in East Brady, PA, he was the son of the late Charles and Alene (Collwell) McCanna. A veteran of the US Army during the Vietnam Era, Dick was a self-employed auctioneer.

He is survived by his loving wife, Eleanor M. (Winkler) McCanna; his son, Steve (Margaret) McCanna; his daughter, Missey Plum; two grandchildren, Justin Matthew and Jonathan William Plum; two brothers, Mark McCanna and Michael “Joe” (LeeAnn) McCanna; four sisters, Joy Leech, Kathy (Lou) Hickman, Vicki Parada and Robin (Ralph) Bohon; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Matthew Richard McCanna; a brother, William “Bill” McCanna; and two brothers-in-law, Albert Leech and Michael Parada.

Friends will be received on Monday from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm in the Gabauer Funeral Home 1133 Penn Avenue New Brighton– where military honors will be performed on Tuesday at 10:50am followed by a service at 11am. Pastor Donald MacNeil will officiate.

Private interment will follow in Grove Cemetery, New Brighton.

The family requests that contributions be made in Dick’s name to the Wounded Warriors Project- 600 River Avenue, Suite 400 Pittsburgh PA 15212.


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Sheila Drevna from Beaver Falls wrote on December 5, 2019 at 1:12 pm:
Eleanor, I'm so sorry to hear this news. We were away for Thanksgiving and just found out. I will be saying prayers for you and your family to help you through this difficult time.
Kaye Slater from Beaver Falls wrote on December 5, 2019 at 2:10 am:
Sending sincere sympathy for your loss!