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James J. "Jim" McGann Jr. Veteran
January 10, 2022


In East Taunton, January 10, 2022 James J. McGann Jr., Jim passed away unexpectedly at the home he loved with the love of his life, Gretchen “Gigi” Mcgann.

Married for 41 years, proud Dad of his son James McGann of Brevard, NC and his wife Lizzie and his daughter Kelly Shumway and her husband Tab of Lakeville Ma. Jim was a proud “Bumpa” of 7 grandchildren, Ella, Sarah, Ian, Olivia, Alec, Aaron and Amanda and three great grandchildren Stephen, John and Anthony.

Jim retired from Morton Hospital in the security department where he met his best friend, Manny Delgado. Jim and Manny tackled many projects together and spent many hours enjoying the view in his back yard oasis.
He was the proud owner of Oasis Records in Taunton in the 90’s. Admittedly his favorite job ever. He also served in the Army in his youth.

Jim is survived also by his sister, Judith Cooperstein of Raynham and sister, Patti Murray and her husband Robert of No Dighton. Jim has several beloved nieces and nephews as well.

Jim was an avid lover of music, movies and lawn care and loved his family with everything he had. Calling hours will be held at the O’Keefe-Wade Funeral Home 70 Washington Street in Taunton on Thursday, January 13th from 4-7 PM. Family is requesting that mask’s are to be warn during Jim’s wake due to covid. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Jim’s memory to Taunton DAV Chapter 57, 5-7 Taunton Green, Taunton, MA, 02780. Visit our website to sign our online guestbook, obituaries & directions.

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O'Keefe-Wade Funeral Home
70 Washington Street
Taunton, MA 02780