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Jeffrey E. McCann

September 15, 1942 ~ November 20, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Jeffrey E. McCann, 80, of Hamilton, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Cameron Hospital in Angola.

He was born September 15, 1942, in Auburn to Raymond D. and Marvel M. (Smith) McCann. He was a graduate of Butler High School in Butler, Indiana, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana and then received a Master of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Jeff married Marsha A. Oberlin on August 19, 1972, in Auburn, and she survives in Hamilton.

Jeff worked for NASA in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for five years. During that time, he ran the flight controls for the Mariner Probe. He then returned to Indiana and taught physics for Northern Wells Community School for one year and then taught math for Hamilton Community Schools, retiring after 29 years of service.

Jeff and Marsha enjoyed having four old English sheepdogs. Jeff was an avid runner and ran the Boston Marathon in 1986 and he also carried the torch for the 1996 Olympics in Gary, Indiana.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Marsha McCann; sister and brother-in-law, Linda S. and James Singer of Waynesville, North Carolina; brother and sister-in-law, Larry D. and Nora McCann of Butler; seven nieces and nephews, Renee and Randy Russell, Amy and Bruce Prosser, Shane Oberlin, Jamie and Jennifer McCann, Minde Raney, Kristie Laub and Carrie Ballentine.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn, with Bruce Prosser officiating. Burial will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Auburn.

Visitation will be from 1 – 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2022, prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the Old English Sheepdog Rescue of Southern California, Inc., 820 Wilson Place, Santa Monica, California 90405.


November 29, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn
1860 South Center Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706

Funeral Service
November 29, 2022

2:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn
1860 South Center Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706

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Jeffrey McCann

September 15, 1942-November 20, 2022

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