Ina A. Casler McCann, 96

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Ina A. Casler McCann

Ina A. Casler McCann, 96, of Fulton died Sunday at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 15, 1912, in Lyonsdale, NY to the late Frank and Edith Cobb Casler. Her family moved to Glenfield when Ina was 3 years old and later moved to Fulton. Ina married Wesley McCann, a farmer from Scriba, together they ran their farm until the end of WW II. Ina and Wesley attended several square dances in the Oswego county area, many of which Wesley called and played the fiddle. Ina went to work as a sewing machine operator in Oswego, where she retired in 1971. She helped to organize the local garment workers union. Ina enjoyed sewing, crocheting, knitting, quilting and was a great cook. She had her own garden, did a lot of canning and made maple syrup every spring. Ina had a hunting camp in the Adirondacks where she loved to fish and take long walks in the woods.

Ina was predeceased by her husband, Wesley McCann; three sons, Albert, Ralph and Ronnie McCann; six siblings, Royal, Edward, Lloyd and Kenneth Casler, Ruth Cobb and Kathleen Berger.

She is survived by five children; Leo McCann, Bertha Foster and Howard McCann all of Fulton, Amanda Forrest of Scriba and Alvira Rossitar of Oswego; sister, Beatrice Clemons of Fulton; 24 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Burial will be in Fairdale Rural Cemetery, Hannibal. Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Contributions, in Ina’s memory, may be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, 1501 NW 9th Avenue, Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. Bea I was so sorry to hear of your loss.
    Sisters are so close and I know you and Aunt Ina were as close as I am to both Shelly and Carolyn.
    I know you were always there for each other.
    My heartfelt prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.

  2. She was a wonderful caring and giving person. I enjoyed many good times years ago with MA and her family. We warmly called her Ma. She used to tell me we were all her children.

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