Paul Francis McCann
March 9, 1968 — January 23, 2011
Paul Francis McCann Age 42 born March 9 1968 in Joliet passed away on Sunday January 23 2011 at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Medical Center in Mattoon IL., with his family at his side. Paul was the dear loving son to Lois and the late Edward C. McCann beloved brother to Larry (Jessie) of California Carl of Plainfield IL and Kathleen (Jeffrey) Slovick of Glenn Ellyn IL and a favorite uncle to nieces Whitney Katie and Julia.Paul was one of Gods special children. He was a resident in a group home for the developmentally disabled in Charleston Illinois which Paul liked to call Gods country]. His greatest loves were beautiful music bowling and being taken to his favorite eating places. Paul always looked forward to his nightly phone calls from his mother.Paul was mischievous and funny. He liked candy and couldnt resist his favorites which included chocolate-covered cherries and Black Cows.Paul had a childlike zest for living but he also had a side to him that was wise beyond his years. In his lifetime Paul endeared himself to many. He was a special blessing to his family and will be greatly missed.Funeral from the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home 1500 Black Rd. Joliet IL. Monday January 31 2011 at 9:30 a.m. to St. Patrick Catholic Church 710 W. Marion St. Joliet IL for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Paul will be interred with his father at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood IL.Paul will be waked at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home Sunday January 30 2011 from 2-5 p.m.A memorial event to celebrate Pauls life will be held in Charleston on Wednesday March 9 at Airport Steakhouse Restaurant 410 Airport Rd. Mattoon IL. It would have been Pauls 43rd birthday.