1946 - 2021
Former long-time summer resident in Breezy Point, Gerard McCann of Floral Park Center passed away on Monday, April 5th at the age of 75. Gerard along with his brothers served in the Breezy Point Volunteer Fire Department and worked in the summer stores. Upon graduation from All Hallows High School in the Bronx, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps & participated in the initial landing at DaNang in 1965. After serving sixteen & a half months in Vietnam, receiving three Purple Hearts and spending a year in medical hospitals, he was discharged & pursued a career in the NYPD. At the time of his death, he was still an active member of the Steamfitters Local 638. Preceded in death by his parents John B. & Catherine & his nephew John McCann, he is survived by his three brothers, John (Theresa), Kevin (Patricia), Kenneth (Maureen), his sister Eileen (Carlos), 9 nieces & nephews & 19 grand nieces & nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the New Hyde Park Funeral Home, 506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park 11040, 516 352 8989. Viewing will be Sunday, April 11 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, April 12 at 10:00 am St. Hedwig's Roman Catholic Church, 1 Depan Ave., Floral Park, N.Y. 11001, with interment following at Calverton National Cemetery.
Sunday, April 11
2:00 - 4:00 PM & 7:00 - 9:00 PM
New Hyde Park Funeral Home
506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
Monday, April 12
St. Hedwig’s Roman Catholic Church
1 Depan Avenue, Floral Park, NY
Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Boulevard, Calverton, NY