In Loving Memory of Thomas J. Cannon

Thomas J. Cannon

Thomas J. Cannon

Moosic, 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.

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Ann &Carl Johnson
Posts: 4
Re: In Loving Memory of Thomas J. Cannon
Reply #4 on : Tue December 19, 2017, 13:59:42
Millie We have known Tom as neighbors for so many years and so enjoyed his friendly and fun personality. We feel very lucky to have known him. And, in the later years his special friendship to Carl as they both did the very best they could with similar disabilities. A Hi 5 from Tom was most welcome to Carl when they were out and about. Our love to you Millie “The best nurse ever”. A and C Johnson
Mark Yarosheski - IBEW Local 81
Posts: 4
Condolences for Thomas J. Cannon
Reply #3 on : Sat December 16, 2017, 07:33:04
I am sorry to hear of your loss. Tom was one of the nicest guys I knew and one of the best contractors I ever worked for. Condolences to the family,grateful rest in peace Tom Cannon.
JoAnn Lund
Posts: 4
Reply #2 on : Thu December 14, 2017, 13:25:14
Sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. At this point I don't think I will be able to attend. I am still recouperating from knee replacement surgery. The weather makes me nervous. It would have been nice to see you. Maybe someday I will come to Floriday with my brother and get together. Take care. Love JoAnn and John Lund
Noreen Marciano
Posts: 4
Re: In Loving Memory of Thomas J. Cannon
Reply #1 on : Wed December 13, 2017, 07:50:11
Amelia, we are very sorry about your husband. I am sorry we cannot attend the mass.
Noreen and Frank