Anne J. Cannon

Anne J. Cannon, a 55 year resident of Chalfont, PA, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020, due to complications with the COVID-19 virus. She was 85 years young. The oldest of eight children born to the late Bertha (Sadleir) and Elmer F. Hansen in Philadelphia, PA, “Annie” was the beloved wife of the late Francis (Frank) Cannon.  Annie was also the loving Mother of six sons including Fran (Mary Alice), Thomas (Karin), Robert (Marilou), John (Patti), and Chris (Carrie). She was predeceased by her fourth oldest son, Timothy. Annie is also survived by two sisters, Harriet O’Connor and Mary Jane Finn; and three brothers, Robert T. Hansen, Thomas J. Hansen and Dennis Hansen. In addition, Annie was preceded in death by her brothers Elmer F. Hansen Jr and James W. Hansen. 

Annie was a devout Catholic and could often be seen inside St. Jude Parish in the middle section, aisle seat, during a typical Saturday PM mass. Her passions included taking cruises, visiting Las Vegas, singing to the Oldies, crocheting, and driving Cadillacs. But above all else, she adored her six sons and was never shy was about letting the world know: her email address was and her license plate proudly proclaimed “6 Sons”. She was also blessed with 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Services are private. In lieu of flowers, we recommend giving your loved ones a big hug, and consider making a small donation in her name to St. Jude Parish.  Address: 321 West Butler Avenue, Chalfont, PA 18914

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