Margaret "Peggy" Cannon

Margaret “Peggy” Cannon, 83, of Melville NY, died peacefully on September 24, 2017 after a long illness. Born in Grass Valley, California, and raised in Brooklyn NY. Beloved wife of 40 years to the late John Cannon. Loving mother of John (Sharyn), Patrick (Marcia), Eileen Delaney(Joe) and Mary Cannon(Ted). Cherished grandmother of Michael, Patrick, Ryan, Grace, Caitlin, Matthew, Ryan, Colleen, Owen and Quinn. Loving sister of Terry Hennessy of Tiburon California and her late brother Charles Hennessy. Also loved by many nieces, nephews and numerous longtime friends. Peggy’s greatest joys in life were her family, spending time with her numerous friends and The Church. As a great woman of faith, she was an active member of St. Elizabeth’s Church in South Huntington, NY for many years and served as a Eucharistic Minister, lector, teacher and prayer group devotee. Her love of travel was great and her adventurous spirit brought her around the world with friends and family. Her wonderful sense of humor, kindness and generosity touched everyone she came in contact with. Visiting Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Ave., Northport, Wednesday, 2-5 & 7-9 PM. Funeral Mass Thursday, 9:30 AM, St Elizabeth’s Church, Melville, NY. Interment to follow in St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. In Peggy’s memory donations to Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice of Suffolk, 505 Main St. Northport NY 11768 https://www.visitingnurseservice.org/, would be appreciated. nthfh.com