AMerican Veteran 11

Robert Dale McCann

December 9, 1945 ~ May 26, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old


Robert Dale McCann, 77, of West Newton, passed Friday May 26, 2023, at H J Heinz Medical Center. He was born December 9, 1945 in Latrobe, a son of the late Robert B. and Mary Jane (Palmer) McCann. Bob was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served in the Army 552nd MP CO. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Debra K. McCann. Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Jocelyn (Sims) McCann; two daughters, Erin (Jay Boardman) and Megan (Tom Korpar); two grandsons, Henry Robert Boardman and Dale Louis Korpar; two sisters, Susan (John) DePalma and Carol (Rick) McIntyre; and several nieces and nephews. Bob peacefully passed, finding comfort in the thought of being reunited with his beloved canine companion Murphy. Friends and family will be received 3-7 pm Tuesday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine Street, West Newton, where a service will be held at 11 am Wednesday.  Interment with military honors will follow in West Newton Cemetery.   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West Newton VFW Post 7812, 117 Water St., West Newton PA 15089, or a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be left at

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May 30, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home
901 Vine Street
West Newton, PA 15089

Funeral Service
May 31, 2023

11:00 AM
J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home
901 Vine Street
West Newton, PA 15089


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