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Sally Ann (Trowbridge) McCann

Sally Ann (Trowbridge) McCann
  • June 30, 1935 - July 18, 2017
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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“So sorry to hear about Aunt Sally. I can remember as a kid visiting Uncle Chuck and Aunt Sally. We always had a great time! I remember all the...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Walker - Huntsville, AR

“Hey scott sorry to hear about Sally in my prayers ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: william scott trowbridge - AZ

“I had the pleasure of working with the McCann father and son team at McDonald Investments back in 1997. Ironically it was after the passing of my...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Tracy Simmons - Bethesda, MD

“I am sorry for your loss, Sally was a wonderful person and a great advocate for animal welfare. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Jenny Barnett - Battle Creek

“Dear Chuck, Carrie and Scott, I am so very sorry to hear about Sally. Just a couple of months ago I asked for her help for a dog in Battle Creek. ...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Trowbridge - Denver, CO

“I will miss my wonderful friend. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Jane Church - Battle Creek, MI

“Chuck, Carrie and Scott, I was so sorry to hear do Sally's passing. She was such a generous and kind hearted soul....Please know I am thinking of...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Sharon Trowbridge - Denver, CO

“I never met Sally personally, but she became a gracious friend through our postings online. She used a moniker from her grandchildren, a funny...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Wingfield - East Leroy, MI

“Sending thoughts and prayers to Chuck and his family. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Courtney Metty

“Sending condolences, thoughts & prayers to you & your family, Sally. May your fond memories of your Mom carry you through this very difficult time. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Sackett-Sinclair - MI

“We are so sorry to hear of Sally's passing . She was such a wonderful person . Sally & Chuck kicked off my catering career, which lasted over 20...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Laura & Craig Walters

“Carrie, my sincere condolences to you and your family! Your Mom was a special person with her LOV of all animals especially dogs & horses! I know she...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Donna Fox - Augusta, MI - Friend

“Sally was one of the very best classmates, and friend, the person that kept the class of 1953 together as much as possible through all of these...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Howard Martin - Lansing, MI


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Sally Ann (Trowbridge) McCann, age 82, of Battle Creek, died peacefully surrounded by her family at the Glenn Arbor Hospice Residence on Tuesday evening, July 18, 2017. She was born June 30, 1935 in Battle Creek to Wm. Scott and Sonya (Andersen) Trowbridge. Sally grew up in Battle Creek, graduating from Lakeview High School in 1953. She attended the University of Michigan, which is where she met the "Love of Her Life", Charles K. "Chuck" McCann.

Sally and Chuck were united in marriage on December 17, 1955; he survives. She is also survived by their two children, Scott (Mariclare) McCann and Carrie (Ron) Maiorano; seven grandchildren, Adrienne (Steve) Appel, Stephanie (Adam) Reuscher, Melissa (Ryan) Trauger, Jordan McCann, Hailee (Jake) Leveto, Hilary Maiorano, and Hannah Maiorano; four great-grandchildren with one on the way, and her brother, George W. Trowbridge. Sally was preceded in death by her parents.

Sally was an avid crafter with most of her treasured craftings being sold at shows to benefit her two favorite charities, the Humane Society of South Central Michigan and All Species Kinship. She was a wonderful and thoughtful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Sally was an incredibly charitable and loving soul, especially where children and animals were concerned. When it came to her family, she put everyone's needs before her own. Sally will be missed by all who knew her.

A private family service to celebrate Sally's life has been held. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to All Species Kinship (ASK) or the Humane Society of South Central Michigan. Arrangements were by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Sally may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.