|Robert C. McCanna, Sr.|
Born April 30, 1930, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Charles and Ruth (McCune) McCanna and step mother Alice F. (Woodruff) McCanna.
On March 11, 1967, he married Helen J. (Stuckey) McCanna who survives.
Mr. McCanna attended Bradford Area Schools. He enlisted in the United States Air Force on July 14, 1951 and served during the Korean Conflict He was honorably discharged on July 13, 1955. He returned home to Bradford and worked at W.R. Case Cutley & Sons in Bradford and K-Bar Cutlery in Olean. He later worked at Jarrett Machine Shop, retiring in 1992. After his retirement he worked part-time at Quaker Boy Inc. until 2009.
He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans of McKean County Chapter #72. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and loved the outdoors.
In addition to his wife Helen of 45 years, he is survived by one daughter Carolyn K. McCanna and one son Robert C. McCanna Jr., both of Bradford, two step daughters, Mary (Ed) Wells of Pickerington, OH and Patricia (Michael) Nicolia of Lancaster, OH, and three step grandsons.
Family will be receiving friends on Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 11:00 to 3:00pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 33 South Ave. at which time funeral and committal services will be held with Rev. Max Miller, pastor of the Bradford Area Parish, officiating, followed by Military Honors by members of the DAV Chapter #72. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, McKean County Chapter #72, or the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com