Edward William Canny age 81, died Sunday, February 16, 2014 in Houston, Texas. The son of William Hopkins Canny and Alice O'Meara Canny-Graves, he was born November 8, 1932 in Hartford, Connecticut. After graduation from East Hartford High School he joined the U.S. Air Force and was stationed and later settled in the Houston area. Ed was an entrepreneur/owner of Northwestern Insurance for many years. He is survived by his wife, Amelia Aubert Canny; daughters, Donna DeSalvo, Gail Canny and Colleen Cooper; sister, Patricia Reynolds of Trenton Ohio; brother, William Canny of Spartanburg, South Carolina and 4 grandchildren. Private services and interment will be held at a later date.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 19, 2014