Patricia M. Cannon, 73, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Villa Saint Joseph in Overland Park, Kan., after a 20-year long struggle with heart disease and diabetes.
Patricia M. Cannon, 73, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Villa Saint Joseph in Overland Park, Kan., after a 20-year long struggle with heart disease and diabetes. She is preceded in death by her parents Pat and Margaret Cassella. She is survived by her sister, Peggy Pavey of Leavenworth, Kan., daughters, Deb Polacek of Sun Prairie, Wis. and Denise Cannon of Overland Park, Kan., son, Jay Cannon of Olathe, Kan., grandchildren, Eric and Sara Polacek, Nathan Paull, Skyler, Ripley and Trinity Cannon, and niece, Sherill Mullins of Denver, Colo. Patricia was born on September 24, 1939 in Leavenworth, Kan. She graduated from Immaculata High School in 1957 and married Lowell "Stubby" Cannon on February 6, 1958. Patricia held a variety of jobs throughout her life including nurse's aide, bookkeeper and office manager; although, her greatest joy came from being a homemaker, mother and grandmother. Her loving face, sparkling eyes, and constant smile will forever live in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Patricia's name be made to Villa Saint Joseph, 11901 Rosewood, Overland Park, KS. 66209 or Care Alternatives Hospice, 1420 NW Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO 64118. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 18 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, 306 North Broadway, Leavenworth, Kan., followed by a funeral Mass and interment at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Condolences may sent to www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com