John Cannon

Obituary of John William Cannon

JOHN WILLIAM CANNON Lizella, GA-John "Jack" Cannon 69, passed away peacefully at his Georgia home on June 14, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. John was a loving husband, proud father, great friend, and an amazing "Pop Pop". John was born on March 7, 1951 in Kingston, NY. He graduated from Colonie High School in 1970 and completed an Associate's Degree in Police Science at Hudson Valley Community College in 1973. John furthered his education and obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology at The College of Saint Rose. He served twenty five years at the Watervliet Police Department as a Sergeant followed by a career at Liberty Mutual as an Insurance Fraud Investigator. John enjoyed traveling with his wife of 48 years, Sandra, bike trips with friends, summers in the Adirondacks and Saratoga Race Track, and time spent with his grandchildren in Georgia. John is survived by the love of his life Sandra (Kingston) Cannon and their two children, John Cannon and his wife Julie and their son Andrew, and Deana Grogan and her husband Stephen and their children Stephen, Teagan and Ethan. Jack is also survived by his siblings Rita Smith, Patricia Osborne, Dorothy Kevlin and Gail Cannon, as well as several nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held at the Dufrense and Cavanaugh Funeral Home 149 Old Loudon Road Latham NY on Thursday June 18, 2020 from 4-7 pm. A graveside service will be held for Jack on Saturday June 20, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Memory's Garden Cemetery. All are welcomed to attend. Memorial donations by phone (718) 987-1931 or check may be sent to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306 in memory of John. For directions, information, or to light a memory candle for the family please visit
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, Ltd.
149 Old Loudon Road
Latham, New York, United States

Graveside Service

10:00 am
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Memory's Garden
983 Watervliet Shaker Road
Colonie, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Memory's Garden
983 Watervliet Shaker Road
Colonie, New York, United States
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