PLATTSBURGH — Mr. Brian P. Cannon, 64, of Cumberland Head Road in Plattsburgh, passed away Friday, August 30, 2013, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with family by his side.
He was born in Burlington, Vt., on May 27, 1949, the son of Dr. Martin J. and Elizabeth (Fitzpatrick) Cannon.
Brian graduated from Rice Memorial High School in Burlington, Vt. in 1968 and graduated from St. Michael's College in 1974 with Bachelors Degrees in History and Business Administration and later graduated with a Masters Degree in Education from SUNY Plattsburgh.
He was a co-owner of Carbur's Restaurant in Plattsburgh and later taught Business and Computer Science at Saranac Central from 1993 until the present time. He was a member of St. John's Church, the Lions Club, and was a proud supporter of the U.S.O. He enjoyed reading, photography, working in his yard, learning, and spending time with his family. His patient and kind demeanor will never be forgotten.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 37 years, Noelle (Farrell) Cannon; his children, Brendan P. Cannon of Plattsburgh, Mary Brigid Cannon and Kerry F. Cannon, both students at St. Michael's College in Winooski, Vt.; his mother, Elizabeth Cannon of Burlington, Vt.; his siblings, Kathleen Boulanger of Burlington, Vt., John Cannon of Winooski, Vt., Maureen Cannon of Burlington, Vt., Sheila Gilbert of Nederland, Colo., Mary Stearns of S. Burlington, Vt., Colleen Carpenter of Everett, Wash., Patty Cannon of Burlington, N.J., Patrick Cannon of Lanthrup Village, Mich., Martin Cannon of Burlington, Vt., Timothy Cannon of Somerville, Mass and their spouses; his brothers in-law, Timothy J. Farrell of Rockland, Maine, Brian A. Farrell of Gansevoort, N.Y., Andrew J. Farrell of Bennington, Vt. as well as their spouses, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his father, Martin J. Cannon, M.D.; his father in-law, Thomas J. Farrell mother in law, Margaret D. Farrell; and two nieces, Elizabeth Stearns and Andrea Farrell.
Calling hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St. in Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at St. John's Church. Interment will follow in Divine Mercy Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to a scholarship to be established at Saranac Central School in his name in care of Brown Funeral Home, the Wounded Warrior Project at firstname.lastname@example.org., or to Seton Catholic Central School.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY, 12901. (518) 561-3980.
Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com