EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

October 11, 2013

James McCann, 90


N. Andover, MA — Mr. James F. McCann, 90, of N. Andover, MA died Wednesday morning, October 9, 2013, at Lahey Medical Center of Burlington, MA.

He was married to Mrs. Ann (Regan) McCann with whom he celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on June 11, 2013.

James was the son of the late James and Margaret McCann. He was a graduate of Keith Academy with the class of 1941, and graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with the class of 1945. He also attended Columbia University.

He served with the U.S. Navy during WWII and the Korean War.

James was the Founder and Chairman of Continental Resources of Bedford, MA. James had more than four decades of experience in supplying electronic and computer equipment to the high-technology market. Before founding ConRes, James also founded Instrument Associates, and Wall Industries.

He was a member of Vesper Country Club of Tyngsboro, MA, Nashawtuc Country Club of Concord, MA, and Quail Ridge Country Club of Boynton Beach, FL.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mary and her husband, Richard Nardella, of N. Andover, MA; two sons, James and his wife, Mary McCann, of Sudbury, MA, and Kevin and his wife, Cheryl McCann, of Westford, MA; his brother, Kenneth E. McCann of Methuen, MA, and a sister-in-law, Mary (Doherty) McCann of Nashua, NH; nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. James is also survived by many nieces and nephews as well as several close friends.

James was the brother of the late Alfred, Raymond, and Alice McCann, the late Elizabeth Caron, the late Virginia Johnson, the late Grace Weldon, the late Doris Regan, and the late Catherine A. Dolan.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Celebration of Life and Reception will take place Sun., from 2 to 5PM at the Andover Country Club in Andover, MA. Memorials may be made in his name to the St. Jude National Shrine, St. Jude League, 205 West Monroe Chicago, IL 60606. Arrangements by Dolan Funeral Home, 978-251-4041. Guest book at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.