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Edward Anthony Cancro

Edward Anthony Cancro

1928-2013 Mr. Edward Anthony Cancro, beloved husband of Susan Bishop Cancro, passed away on Saturday October 5, 2013 at North Adams Regional Hospital. He was a former longtime resident of Clarksburg. He was born in North Adams, on December 6, 1928, son of Anthony and Rose (Pessolano) Cancro. He attended local schools and was a graduate of Drury High School. Mr. Cancro was a veteran of World War II and served in the Navy. He then served in the Army 101st Airborne Division during the Korean War. Edward was a 60 year lifetime member of Local 98 IUOE where he worked as a heavyequipment/crane operator until his retirement. He had served on their Executive Board for many years. Edward was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Adams and was a member of Lafayette Greylock Lodge and past Worthy Patron of Greylock Lodge AF & AM. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Susan Bishop Cancro whom he married on April 17, 1954 at the First Universalist Church in North Adams; and his daughter, Lisa (Robert) Moreau of Lunenburg; his grandson, Jonathan (Valerie) Cancro; and great -grandson, Jackson Cancro of South Salem, N.Y. He also leaves his sister, Rosalie Morgan of Pownal, Vt.; and his brother, Francis Cancro of North Adams; and is also survived by cousins, nieces, and nephews; including his core support group of his cousin, Elaine (Lawrence) Leonard of Williamstown; his nieces, Lois Filiault and Corrina Cancro of North Adams and Doreen (Michael) Dix of Plainville. He was predeceased by his brother, Carmen G. Cancro. FUNERAL NOTICE: A committal service for Edward Cancro will be at a later date in Clarksburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Ashmere, c/o First Baptist Church, 131 Main St. North Adams, Mass. 01247 or the Clarksburg Volunteer Fire Dept., Cross Rd. Clarksburg, Mass. 01247. For further information, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.



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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Oct. 8, 2013
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