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CANNON, Joseph P.

CANNON, Joseph P.

Joseph P. CANNON, age 94. Loving son of the late William and Nora (nee Murphy). Joe was the youngest of seven children and brother of the late Bill, Tom, Jim, Mary Chinnock, Rita Masterson and John. He is survived by 14 nieces, nephews and many friends. US Navy WWII VET. Founder of Cleveland Divine Mercy, and former councilman of Ward 16 in Cleveland.


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  1. Our Lord has called our Joseph Patrick Cannon home with a peaceful demise after a lifetime of great character, amiable nature, innumerable friends, and spiritual dedication. A heavenly host of angels visited Uncle Joe, announcing “Uncle Joe, you have been preparing for this moment all your earthly life, and you and Our Lord will now see each other – face-to-face for Eternal Life. And you also will share the joyful presence of your saintly Mother, devoted Father, benevolent brothers and sisters, and great variety of loving friends.”

    “Our Final Destiny Is Eternal Happiness with Christ in Paradise.”

  2. Mr.Cannon was a great friend to my parents and I we shared many breakfasts at Perkins, Panera and once on Veteran’s Day my Dad Ed and him reminisced about military life. He was generous, kind and a true gentleman. I have a memory of Girl Scouts canvassing the neighborhood for his election for Councilman of Ward 16. He will be missed and I thank him for the friendship he had with my parents ❤️.

  3. For almost 50 years I have known Joe through our beloved Old Brooklyn neighborhood. NEver again will we find a person any more dedicated to one’s Faith, community neighborhood and fellow human beings than the Honorable Joe Cannon. Over all those years we were so blessed to have his personal recommendation of our services and products and of us personally. We’ll done good and faithful servant. John w. Young retired, Speed Exterminating Company, Old Brooklyn.


  4. For almost 50 years I have known the Honorable Joe Cannon. No one was more dedicated to their Faith, neighborhood community or fellow human beings than Joe. I shall always be grateful for his personal recommendation of our little Old Brooklyn Company over all those years. We’ll done good and faithful servant. john W Young, retired, Speed Exterminating Company

  5. Good bye Uncle Joe, you’re the last of your generation, with Mom passing last July. I’ll always remember you as a positive outgoing person who pulled people together. Our prayer’s go with you.

  6. Uncle Joe was one of the most upbeat, positive and very inspiring men I have known in life. His strong foundational beliefs, values and unwavering faith was absolutely remarkable. As he embarks upon his journey to heaven I most sincerely appreciate the moments I spent with him, while further teaching me from a young age to serve others before I serve myself.

    Thank you always and always Rest-in-Piece.

  7. I know your Mother and Father, Brothers and Sisters were awaiting your arrival and the joy of being together again in the presence of God. Thanks for the great childhood memories! Most especially your great love and example of Divine Mercy.

  8. Uncle Joe made a trip out west to bring our family back to the church. Over dinner Uncle Joe told us of his visit to see the Virgin Mary and injuring his arm and of the spinning sun. He was blessed to have survived that part of his life along with being attacked by Kamikazes while serving on the Saratoga in WW2.
    A couple of years later we picked up his Jesus mural in San Francisco and was getting it set up before the parade. We did not have enough people but Uncle Joe would introduce himself to people and asked them for their help to carry Jesus. Because of Uncle Joe we had a crowd holding on to the Jesus mural during the St. Patrick’s day parade and the fellowship that he gave forth to people was truly something to see. These people more than likely were not Catholic but all believed and trusted in our Lord and Uncle Joe was the catalyst to bring all these different people together to bring glory to his name.
    It is unshakable faith to know that Uncle Joe, our Dad Tommy Cannon and all of our loved one’s will be there to welcome us to eternity in the house of our Lord.

  9. We lost a very good friend, morning Mass and breakfast partner, Casino trips on the spur of the moment, and bus trips together and a good man. We are sorry due to the weather we are not able to participate in the celebration of his life. We have been praying Rest in Peace.

  10. Joe led a good and admirable life. He was a holy, humble and religious man.

    Always a gentleman, he was a good example for all of us.

    He will be deeply missed!

    Our prayers are with Joe and his entire family

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