Claire Wynn Cannon, age 83, of Titusville, NJ passed away on June 26, peacefully at home surrounded by her children and her loving husband of 63 years, John Morrow Cannon. A celebration of her life will be held on July 23, at 11:30 at St. Matthews Church, 300 S Main St, Pennington, New Jersey 08534.
Claire was born on August 15, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia to William and Marion (Gertman) Wynn. On June
27, 1954 she married John Cannon. Together they had two children Marion (Paul) Myers and John (Janice) Cannon Jr. Claire and John graduated from the University of Alabama where she majored in Speech Pathology and was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. Claire received a Masters in Audiology from Trenton State College and did extensive graduate work at Temple University.
She is survived by: Husband John Morrow Cannon, brother Dr. William Wynn, daughter Marion Cannon Myers and son John Morrow Cannon Jr., six grandchildren; Katie (Larry) Johnson , Chris Myers, Megan Myers, J.T. Cannon, Matthew Cannon and Sarah Cannon and one great-grandchild, Adelaide Johnson. She is preceded in death by her parents William and Marion Wynn and nephews, Russell and David Wynn.
Claire had an extensive career as a speech pathologist and audiologist with E.J. Constance and Associates. She taught and mentored many graduate students at Trenton State, Claire treasured her working relationship with the employees and patients at the Greenwood House and was an active member of the NJ and American Speech and Hearing Associations.
She was a devoted member of the St. Matthews Church in Pennington, NJ, where she taught Confirmation and was a long-time member of the choir. She loved sewing, gardening and cooking Southern traditions for her extended family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthews Church. www.stmatthewspennington.org