Wilmington- Dorothy S. Cannon, age 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
She was born in Bridgeville, DE to the late Fred and Evelyn Swain. Dorothy graduated from Bridgeville HS and received a bachelor’s degree from Goldey-Beacom college. She was a member of the Wilmington Country Club.
Her husband, Philip H. Cannon, Jr. died in 2003. Dorothy is survived by her sister, Elizabeth Swain, cousins and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces & nephews. She is also preceded in death by her brother, Harold Swain.
Dottie enjoyed having dinner and hanging out with her very special neighbors and their family. Dottie always spoke of growing up with her cousins and her aunt Cora and all the fun that she had. She enjoyed gardening at home and loved golfing with her friends at the Country Club.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 13, from 10-11 am, at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, where a funeral service will follow at 11 am. Burial will be in Lower Brandywine Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to your favorite charity.
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