Mary Ann Helen Mosher McConnell, 80, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021, at her residence. She was born on July 14, 1940 in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Francis and Muriel Kee Mosher.

Mary Ann enjoyed hobbies such as baking, cross stitching, and scrapbooking but her biggest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren and great granddaughters. Her unconditional love and devotion for her family is what brought her to Mooresville in 2007 after her children and grandchildren moved here in 2005. Mary Ann was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Mooresville.

Mary Ann, better known by most people as “Nanny,”  is survived by her husband of 57 years, William G. McConnell; children, William McConnell (Theresa Dubon), Donna Nathan (Rob), and Lynn McConnell; sister, Jean Mosher; grandchildren, Danielle Franks (Jason), Meagan Westmoreland (Carlos), Robert Nathan, Billy McConnell, and Carli Nathan; and great grandchildren, Skylar, Emma, Vivian, and baby Canaan who  is on the way.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Therese Catholic Church with Rev. Mark Lawlor officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625 or St. Therese Catholic Church, 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the McConnell family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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