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John F. Cannon


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John Francis Cannon

Born: May 30, 1937; in Chicago, IL

Died: January 2, 2018; in Barrington, IL

John Francis Cannon, 80, of Cary, IL died on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL after a long illness.

John loved playing the piano, telling jokes, and cheering the Chicago Cubs into the 2016 World Series Championship.

In addition to his family, most important to him was his faith. He served SS. Peter and Paul Church as a lector and musician since moving to Cary in 1970. He also served as lector at St. Peter's in the Loop for over 25 years.

John received his bachelor's degree from DePaul University and M.B.A. from the University of Illinois. He retired in 1997 after a 40-year career with Peoples Gas in Chicago. He served as a director of the Peoples Gas Employee Credit Union from 1970-2016.In 1965 John married Christine Rieger and they raised six children.

He is survived by his wife, Christine; children, Quinn (Douglas) Shaw; Kerry (Lee) Eisner; Coleman (Julieta Stubrin); Kelly Eileen (Tokey) Boswell; and Cormac (Laura), and his sister, Dr. Julie Cannon, C.S.J. John was "Papa" to his nine grandchildren, Christine and Noah Mayers; Jonah and Carson Eisner; Dylan and Sloan Cannon; Colton, Bailey, and Greyson Cannon.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his daughter, Colleen.

On Saturday, January 13, 2018, visitation will be held at 10:00 am at SS. Peter and Paul Church, 410 N. First Street, Cary, IL, followed by a funeral Mass at noon.

John's family requests that memorials be made to SS. Peter and Paul Church.

For info: 847-639-3817 or kahlemoore.com
Published in the Northwest Herald on Jan. 7, 2018
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