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Frank McGannon, Jr

April 21, 1927 ~ February 2, 2021 (age 93)


Frank "Mack" McGannon, Jr, 93, passed away February 2, 2021 at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert, Ohio.

He was born on April 21, 1927 in Deputy, Indiana to the late Frank and Clara M. (Inness) McGannon, Sr.

On December 17, 1947 he married Pauline I. "Polly" (Miller) Stuckey. They shared 72 years of memories together. Polly passed away on June 8, 2020.

Those surviving, who will miss him dearly include, his daughter, Linda (Denny) Zinn of Atlanta, Georgia; his son, Steve McGannon of Van Wert; and his stepson, Ron (Donna) Stuckey of Sun City, Florida; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; six step-great grandchildren; and one sister, Gloria Eggleton of Flowery Branch, Georgia.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Mickey McGannon; two sisters, Vera Crow and Louise Kephart; and one granddaughter.

Mack, a construction supervisor, retired in 1982 after 27 years of service with GTE in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

He and Polly then enjoyed spending their winters in Florida for many years.

Mack was a United States Army veteran, and a member of First United Methodist Church in Van Wert.

Throughout his life he enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, golfing and The Ohio State Buckeyes.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, February 8, 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will immediately follow in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials may be directed to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory.

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February 8, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

February 8, 2021

2:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

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