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McGANN, Charles 'Chas'



McGANN, Charles “Chas”

He passed peacefully, on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 83 years of age in his home with his wife by his side.  He will be deeply missed by his wife, Maria (nee Welsh) of 63 years; she was his world and soul mate.  Loving father of Maria Hill (Don), Tony (Jackie), Kevin, and Julie McGann-Taylor (Alan).  Proud Grandad of Kenton (Danielle), Natasha (Kyle), Mathew, Jessica, Daphne, Brendan, Maria, Maggie, Jacob, Charles and Natalie and Doting Gi Gi of Finn, Charlie and Winnie.  Dear brother of Val (Bill Bryan).

Chas was a loving husband and father.  He was born on February 12, 1939 in Liverpool, England  he immigrated to Canada in 1975 with his wife and four children to give them a better life.  He worked at Lucas Aerospace in Liverpool for 17 years and Sciex in Toronto for 19 years.  He retired at 55 and enjoyed travelling and loved spending time with his family that meant the world to him.  He loved hosting parties at the family home on Bluefin Crescent in Scarborough. Rugby, soccer, work and school friends enjoyed many evenings celebrating all occasions.  He was loved by everyone and such a wonderful human being.  He was a lover of music, rugby and was a huge supporter of Liverpool Football Club.  He was a pillar in the Catholic community and will be missed by so much!


In honouring Charles’ wishes a Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at St. Julia Roman Catholic Church, 251 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines.  Memorial donations to Lung Association would be appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to Considerate Cremation & Burial Services, 26 Nihan Drive, St. Catharines (between Lake Street & Scott Street), 289-362-1144.  Online condolences may be made at