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Canini, Patrick
1941 - 2017
Patrick J. Canini, age 76, of Pickerington, died Monday, December 18, 2017 at his residence. He was born March 10, 1941 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Peter and Carmela Canini. Patrick graduated from Rosary High School in 1959. He played fullback on Rosary's undefeated, untied and unscored on football team of 1958 and was chosen for the AP all-Ohio Class A first team. He received a full football scholarship to the University of Tennessee where he lettered in football and graduated with a BS in Ed. in 1964. Patrick later graduated from OSU with a MA degree. He taught Distributive Education at South High School in 1965-1976 and Independence High School 1976-1996, where he retired. In his last eleven years he was a favorite substitute teacher at Ft. Hayes Career Center. Patrick is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Patricia Canini; sons, Andrew and Benjamin (Jean); grandchildren, Michael, Samuel, Justin, Sophia and Lily, Zoe, Jude, and Marni Canini; sisters, Mary (Daniel) Cavendish and Anne (Tony) Pratt. Family and friends may visit 2-8 pm on Friday, December 22, at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 550 Hill Rd. N., Pickerington, OH 43147. A funeral mass, officiated by Fr. James Klima, will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, December 23, at Seton Parish Catholic Church, 600 Hill Rd. N., Pickerington, OH. Online condolences at www.spencefuneralhome.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 19, 2017
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