In Loving Memory of Thomas J. Cannon
Thomas J. CannonMoosic, PA and Naples, FL July 27, 1937 ~ November 28, 2017 Date of Service: December 15, 2017
Thomas J. Cannon, 80, Moosic and Naples, Fla., died Tuesday, Nov. 28, at his residence in Naples. He is survived by his wife, Amelia A. Rescigno Antoniacci Cannon.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Joseph and Helen Horan Cannon.
He was a graduate of St. Leo's High School, Ashley, and attended the University of Scranton.
He served in the Navy aboard the destroyer the USS Moale where he was in charge of its communications and electrical systems.
He served as an electrical apprentice and was a member of the IBEW Local 163.
He worked in the electrical trades for several years before starting his own business, the T.J. Cannon Electrical Contracting Co. Inc., in 1977 in Pittston. The company celebrates its 40th year in business this year.
He was a member of the National Electrical Contractors Association, the Irem Temple Shrine, the Royal Order of Jesters, the Glenmaura National Golf Club, the Wyoming Valley Country Club and the Pelican Bay Country Club, Naples.
Also surviving are a son, Michael Cannon, his wife, Katherine, Salt Lake City, Utah, and their children, Micah and Kaia; two daughters, Mollie Haywood, her husband, Reed, Philadelphia, and their children, Jonathan and William; and Julie Murray, her husband, Richard, West Wyoming, and their daughter, Julianna; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Cannon.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. All those attending the Mass are kindly asked to go directly to the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.