Ann Elizabeth McGahran, 77, St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church coordinator

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Ann Elizabeth McGahran, of Carolina Shores, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the age of 77.

Born in New York on July 19, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Anna Leichtweiss Smullen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Maureen McGahran.

She was an active parishioner at St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church and served as coordinator for the Lazarus Committee and for communion and visitation to the sick and home bound.

Surviving are her husband, Andrew  R. “Bob” McGahran; daughter, Catherine McGahran, of Wilmington; sons, Andrew McGahran (Kathleen), of Lakewood, New Jersey, Timothy McGahran (Patricia), of Jackson, New Jersey and Matthew McGahran (Amy), of Doylestown, Pennsylvania;  sister, Kathleen Cassels, of Carmel, New York; and grandchildren, A.J., Ryan, Sarah and James.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 29, 2015, at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church in Shallotte.

Memorials may be directed to the St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church Fund, P.O. Box 2984 Shallotte, NC  28459.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Brunswick Funeral Service.

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