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1933 Edith 2021

Edith Cannon

June 9, 1933 — September 12, 2021

DURHAM- Mrs. Edith Cannon, 88, passed away on September 12, 2021.

Mrs. Cannon was born June 9, 1933 to the late Julius and Pearl Marks in Brooklyn, NY. Edith was a former real estate agent in New Jersey. As a passionate artist, she painted beautiful portraits on porcelain. She collected fine art and antiques, which she used to decorate spaces in homes. Edith loved to read and was a student of astrology for many years.

In addition to her parents, Edith is preceded in death by her loving husband Herbert Seth Cannon.

Edith is survived by her daughter, Nina L. Cannon.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Officiating will be Chaplain Nancy Chew.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to Duke Hospice, 4321 Medical Park Dr., #101, Durham, NC 27704.

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Oak Grove Memorial Gardens Mausoleum

3712 Cheek Rd, Durham, NC 27704

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