GANNON - Christopher James, of Mineola in his 93rd year on January 23, 2013. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Rita and sons, Christopher and Robert. Loving husband of Ann (Ward). Devoted father of Diane (Mark) Fakelmann and Joan Kelly. Cherished grandfather of Krista (Paul) Bowden, Jill (Brian) Pope, Kerrie (Sean) Turner, Kelly Venci, Nicholas (Allison) Gannon, Christopher, Michael and Kevin Kelly. Dear Pop of 12 great grandchildren. Dear brother-in-law of Msgr. George P. Graham. Member of VFW Albertson Post 5253, Knights of Columbus Corpus Christi Council #2502, Mineola Leisure Club and Golden Age Club. Visitation Friday 2-5 & 7-9pm, Cassidy Funeral Home, 156 Willis Ave., Mineola. Funeral Mass Saturday 9:45am, Corpus Christi Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. Memorials to: Corpus Christi Church, 155 Garfield Ave., Mineola or Down Syndrome Assoc. of Northern Virginia, 98 N. Washington St., Falls Church, VA 22046 apreciated. www.CassidyFH.com
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Published in Newsday on Jan. 25, 2013