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John F. Cannon

Born: Fri., May 5, 1922
Died: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020


Visitation

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Sat., Feb. 08, 2020
Location: East Pittsburgh


Mass of Christian Burial

1:00 PM Sat., Feb. 08, 2020
Location: St. Maurice Church


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Formerly of Forest Hills, recently a resident of Beatty Pointe in Monroeville, age 97, on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

John was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 53 years, Grace Ellen (Kavanaugh) Cannon.

Precious father of Maureen Cannon of Monroeville, John ‘Jack” (Susan) Cannon of VA, Mary Ellen Cannon of NH and Joyce Marie (Michael) Jacob of Monroeville.

Dear grandfather of Joe Cannon, Susan (Matt) Heck, Philip (Katelyn) Burke, Melissa Jacob, Bridget Jacob, Jack Jacob and Connor Jacob.

Great-grandfather of Otto Francis and Eliza Grace Heck.

John was a WW II Army Air Corps veteran and a retired lineman for Duquesne Light Co. He was a lively man who made others around him feel better. He had a great love of God, family and country.

Friends are welcome on Saturday from 10:30-12:30 pm at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory Inc; 700 Linden Ave. at Cable; East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800.

Mass of Christian Burial in St. Maurice Church on Saturday at 1 pm.

John will be laid to rest in Homewood Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Plum Senior Center, 499 New Texas Rd. Pgh., Pa. 15239

 

 

 

 

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Leonard Smith Jr & Family
   Posted Thu February 06, 2020
We are truly sorry for your loss. "Slick" made a friend of everyone that he met. It was truly a pleasure having Mr. Cannon hunt with us. He will be missed. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.

will pope
   Posted Thu February 06, 2020
Jack and Gracie were my neighbors on Ardmore Boulevard for over 30 years. When I began having health problems, he was always worried about me, stopping over to check up on me. My deepest sympathy to his family. He will be missed.

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