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George A. Cannon

George A. Cannon, 84, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2013 in Cape Coral, Florida. He was born and raised as a Catholic in Philadelphia, PA, the son of Ethel Herion and George Cannon. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy at the end of WWII. In 1967, he founded G. Cannon Roofing and Siding in Norristown, PA, still a thriving family business. In 1982, he moved to Safety Harbor, FL with his wife Carmella, where he loved to fish and they shared a passion for golf at Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club in Clearwater. He is predeceased by his wife of 45 years, Carmella (Rossi) Cannon and two brothers Jack and Don. He leaves behind his children: Robert (Patricia) Cannon, Kathleen (Earl) Scott, and Cheryl Kuhles; brother Jerry Cannon, sister Sue (Cannon) Curtain; grandchildren, Aimee, Kimberly, Luis, Earl Jr., Brian, and Rachel; great grandchildren, Mikaila, Cooper, Trevor Jr., and Leaf. He was loved and will be missed by many. A memorial mass will be held at 12:30 pm on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Espiritu Santo Catholic Church in Safety Harbor, FL 34695. Flowers can be sent or in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hope Hospice in memory of George A. Cannon and sent to 2430 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral FL 33909. Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com to leave thoughts and memories for his family.

Published in The Times Herald on Jan. 16, 2013
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