Joan M. Cann
April 30, 1947-April
Joan M. Cann of Malden passed away on April 24th, 2017 with her
loving family at her side after a short illness, she was 69.
Joan was the daughter of the late Thomas & Margaret (O’Connell)
McBride. She was born in Melrose and was a lifelong resident of
Malden. She was educated in Malden School system and a graduate
of Malden High School Class of 1965.
Joan would later meet and married, the love of her life Brian S.
Cann. The couple were married in St. Joseph’s Church, Malden on
February 17, 1968 and remained in Malden and started a family.
They would later welcome into their loving family, three
children. Denise, Brian Jr. and Paul.
As the children got older Joan took employment with the Malden
Housing Authority and later with Data Printer of Malden. Joan
later worked for many years as a devoted waitress with Jack’s
Ristorante, on Eastern Ave., formerly Ferrari’s of Malden. She
loved working with all her co-workers and serving all her
customers and friends. In her spare time she enjoyed spending
time with family and friends. But mostly, she cherished her
time with her grandchildren, and nieces and nephews watching
them grow up. She enjoyed her times at Foxwoods with friends
Joan is survived by her loving husband Brian S. Cann of
Malden. She was the devoted mother of Denise M. Cann of Saugus
and her fiancé Kevin Howard, Brian S. Cann Jr. , and his wife
Jennifer Cann of Saugus and Paul D. Cann of Malden. Loving
sister of Daniel F. McBride and his wife Kelly of CT. Cherished grandmother of Dylan
M., Olivia E., Alex B. Cann & Lyrik Howard all of Saugus.
In keeping with Joan’s wishes, visiting hours have been
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph’s
Church, 770 Salem St., Malden, on Friday, April 28, 2017 at
Interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody at a later
lieu of flowers contributions in Joan’s memory may be made to
the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Development Office, 1575
Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138.