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-Mark 16:15

October 24, 2017

Death of Reverend Hugh D. Cannon, 78

Wake:  Thursday, October 26, 2017               
Church of St. Mary
20 Harrison Avenue
East Islip, NY 11730
2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Mass of Transferral: Thursday, October 26, 2017              
Church of St. Mary
20 Harrison Avenue
East Islip, NY 11730

Celebrant:      Rev. Anthony Iaconis
Homilist:         Rev. Donald Babinski
7:30 p.m.
Funeral:   Friday, October 27, 2017                   
Church of St. Mary
20 Harrison Avenue
East Islip, NY 11730
Celebrant:      Bishop John O. Barres
Homilist:         Rev. Msgr. Brian McNamara
10:30 a.m.
Burial: St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Bay Shore  


                              May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen.


Rev. HughReverend Hugh D. Cannon, 78

Birth:                           May 20, 1939
Collegiate Studies:     Bay Shore Seminary 2 years, Novitiate, Indiana 1 year.
Theological Studies:  Litchfield, Conn., Catholic University Pastoral
Ordination:                March 5, 1966, Montfort Fathers
Incardination to Diocese of Rockville Centre:         March 31, 1978

1968-1968       Associate Pastor at St. Theresa’s, St. Louis, MO
1968-1972       Associate Pastor at Infant Jesus, Port Jefferson
2/1/1973         Associate Pastor at St. Ignatius Loyola, Hicksville
4/27/1977       Associate Pastor at St. John Nepomucene, Bohemia
6/13/1984       Associate Pastor at Mary Immaculate, Bellport
6/14/1989       Pastor at St. Pius X, Plainview
6/27/2001       Pastor at St. Peter the Apostle, Islip Terrace
6/27/2007       Associate Pastor at St. Mary, East Islip
6/26/2013       Retired

Date of Death:            October 23, 2017

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