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Eleanor J. Cannon

AGE: 82 • Cream Ridge

Eleanor J. Cannon, age 82, of Cream Ridge passed away Tuesday, November 14 at RWJ University Hospital in New Brunswick. Born in New Milford, CT, she was a longtime Cream Ridge resident.

Eleanor was a retired para-legal with the Hiering Law Firm in Toms River. She was a founding member of the Rose of Sharon Lutheran Church in Jacobstown and a member of the Lutheran Women's group. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Eleanor was predeceased by her husband Michael J. Cannon, Sr., her son, Michael J. "Piney" Cannon, Jr.; a sister, Nancy Hayes and a brother, Frederick Thompson. She is survived by a son Martin Cannon of Holiday City NJ; three daughters, Dawn Henry of Valdosta, GA, Linnea Gordon and husband Charles of Bernville, PA and Eleanor Matis and husband Steven of Ashland, VA; a sister, Patricia Haydu and husband Steven of Seymour, CT; ten grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

A memorial service for Eleanor will be held on Saturday, December 2 at 11:00 AM at the Rose of Sharon Lutheran Church, 42 Chesterfield-Jacobstown Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Eleanor's name can be made to the Rose of Sharon Lutheran Church at the above address or to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, P. O. Box 32141, New York, NY 10087-2141 (

Arrangements are under the direction of the Tilghman Funeral Home in New Egypt, NJ (
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 26, 2017
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