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William B. Cann

August 21, 1935 ~ July 27, 2020 (age 84)

Obituary

William Balcolm Cann of Swift River,  Jamaica W.I.  Son of the late Lawrence Cann and Jemmia Moore both of Jamaica, W.I.  Husband of the late Gloria M. Marshall Cann and Gloria Beasley Cann.  Brother of the late Hilda Reid of Jamaica W.I., Samuel Cann, Naomi Barrett and James Cann all from Jamaica W.I.  He is survived by his children:  Carol & her husband Paul Brown of Raynham, MA, Richard B. Cann, Sr. of Boston, MA, Barbara Ossai and her domestic partner Reginald Tarver of Randolph, MA, Claire Cann of Taunton, MA, Lawrence Cann of Providence, RI and stepfather of Kevin Beasley of NC.  Dear grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of 6.  He is also survived by a loving host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family and friends.  

His favorite pastimes included playing dominoes, watching his favorite team the Boston Red Sox, going to the Casino and cooking for his family.  William enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  

He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.  Rest in Paradise Bill.  

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 7, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Davis Funeral Home
89 Walnut Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119

Celebration of Life
Friday
August 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Davis Funeral Home
89 Walnut Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119

Interment
Friday
August 7, 2020

1:00 PM
Oak Lawn Cemetery
427 Cummins Highway
Roslindale, MA 02131

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