Susan Diane (Savitsky) McCann, 72, of Joaquin

Susan Diane (Savitsky) McCann, 72, of Joaquin, Texas passed away on March 6, 2021, in Houston, Texas.  She was born on February 28, 1949 in Houston, Texas to William Kazimir Savitsky and Willie Mae (Ray) Savitsky. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel in Center, TX with Bro. Jody Hooper and Bro. Eugene Bowden officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. 

A visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00PM on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Mangum Funeral Home.

Susan was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Her father served in the military which allowed her to travel frequently.  She spoke highly of the time she spent in Guam and on the island of Truk.  She graduated from Sam Houston High School.  Susan was a black belt Jiu Jitsu member.  She obtained this while overseas.  Susan met the love of her life, James Dale McCann, while attending a dance hall competition.  The two fell in love and continued entering dance competitions bringing home numerous awards throughout the years.  She also enjoyed bowling with Dale. They were part of a bowling league and met many friends throughout the years.  Susan’s pride and joy were her children and grandchildren.  She attended every activity her grandchildren participated in. From ballgames to cheer, and theatre to rodeo, no matter what it was she was their greatest supporter.  In her spare time, she enjoyed going to the casino.  She attended Pine Ridge Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by:


Trina McCann Hughes and husband Wayne

Steven Douglas McCann and wife Jennifer

Marcus David McCann


Darby Dale Hughes

Mazzy Malice McCann

Cralon Wayne Hughes

Ebbie Kate McCann

Duncan Bain McCann

Keaton McCann Hughes

Adderson Kazimir “Kaz” McCann


Larry Savitsky and wife Pat

Dennis Savitsky

Ronald Savitsky and wife Ruby

Also, a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.

Susan is preceded in death by her husband, James Dale McCann; parents, William Savitsky and Mae Woodard; and son, Roger Dale McCann.

Pallbearers will be Steve Permenter, Brandon Neal, Rodney Prnka, Adrian Harris, Cralon Hughes, Duncan McCann, and Kaz McCann.  To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit ​​. Mangum Funeral Home, 420 San Augustine St., Center, Texas, is in charge of arrangements.



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