Date of Birth July 10, 1935
Date Deceased May 1, 2021
Hometown Bath
Home State N.Y.
Service Date May 5, 2021
Service Time 11 a.m.
Service Location Harvest Baptist Church, Bath
Interment Location Bath National Cemetery

Janet L. McCann

BATH – Janet L. McCann, 85 passed away Saturday morning (May 1, 2021) at her home in Bath.

Born in Hammondsport on July 10, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Merlin and Lorena (Buck) Gerow. On October 7, 1955 she was married to John D. McCann, Sr., who predeceased her on January 18, 2009, after 53 years of marriage. Besides her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by; two brothers, Merlin Gerow, Jr. and Fred Gerow; and two sisters, Arlene Lyon and Marilyn Draper.

A member of the Harvest Baptist Church in Bath, Janet was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed mowing her lawn.

Her loving family includes one son, John (Melody) McCann, Jr. of DeRuyter, NY; two daughters, Linda (Charles) French of Hammondsport and Elizabeth (John) Ellis of Bath; five grandchildren, Tina and Derek French, Jennifer McCann, Nicole and Mackenzie Ellis; six great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 6-8 p.m. Tuesday (May 4, 2021) and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday (May 5, 2021) at the Harvest Baptist Church, 7568 State Route 54, Bath, where a funeral and committal service will be held following calling hours at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Alan Lindmark officiating. Interment will be in Bath National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in her memory to either the Harvest Baptist Church, 7568 State Route 54, Bath, NY 14810 or to CareFirst Hospice, 3805 Meads Creek Road, Painted Post, NY 14870.

The LaMarche Funeral Home, 35 Main St., Hammondsport is honored to assist Janet’s family with the arrangements.

Online condolences or remembrances of Janet are welcomed on the Facebook page of Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc.

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