Mary Margaret Walsh McCann

Mrs. McCann, 58, of Manalapan, died Sept. 19, 2009, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and resided there before moving to Manalapan 28 years ago. Mrs. McCann was a special-education teacher at the Manalapan-Englishtown Middle School and a substitute teacher at the Manalapan schools and Collier School, Marlboro, for many years. She was a tutor for Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County, and a member of American Association of University Women. Surviving are her husband, George G. McCann; a daughter, Megan McCann; three brothers, Peter, Christopher and William Walsh; and three sisters, Patricia O’Leary and her husband, Robert, and Margaret and Kathleen Walsh. Mary is also survived by countless other family members and friends. all of whom she enjoyed and loved. The funeral liturgy was celebrated at St. Thomas More Church, Manalapan. Memorial donations may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 1400, New York, NY 10122. Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, was in charge of arrangements.